SYD 6706: Race Relations
Course Description for Race Relations
Prerequisite: Admission to the program or permission of the Graduate Director. This course is designed to provide students with a sociological overview of the history of racial and ethnic relations in American Society, and to critique the social, economic and political consequences this history has had on various racial and ethnic populations. It will examine the role of British Colonial settlers and the adjustments of subsequent immigration groups, emphasis on relative adjustment to the dominant group, conflict among and between various groups, and their influence on the nature of American culture in religion, politics, economics and education.