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SOCI 141 Race and Ethnicity

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Course Description

An introduction to the diverse racial and ethnic aspects of American society and culture, including the role of minority groups and the nature of prejudice and discrimination. Using sociological perspectives, the course analyzes migration patterns, minority group stereotypes, protests, politics, economic contributions, education, religion, pluralism, diversity, assimilation and institutional racism.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 5a; Area 9D3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)