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Introduction to Race and Ethnicity

Unit(s): 3.0
Class Hours: 54 Lecture total
Recommended Preparation: SOC 10​0

This course focuses on the application of sociological theories and concepts to the study of race, ethnicity, and racism within an intersectional context. It includes an examination of the cultural, political, historical, and economic practices and institutions that construct, perpetuate, or challenge racism, racialized inequalities, and interactive dynamics within and between various racial and ethnic groups. Special attention will be extended to the impacts of globalization, immigration, miscegenation, identity formation, and strategies to combat and decrease prejudice and discrimination.