Course Description for (CD) Racial and Ethnic Minorities
(CD) Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Description: This is an upper-level survey course provides a historical overview and contemporary analysis of racial/ethnic minorities in American society. Students will examine relevant sociological theories of race and ethnicity, the social construction of race in the United States, and the evolving dynamics of minority group identity and experience. Particular attention is given to the experiences of four key groups: Black/African-Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, and Asian-Americans.