Apr 22, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019

AAS 4302 - Race and Economics in the USA

Credits: 3 hrs
This course critically examines the effect of race on the economic position of the diverse racial and cultural groups in the USA. It will examine how income inequities, menial occupational distribution, and poverty heighten group diversity and solidify racial boundaries in the USA. Students enrolled in the course will be required to a) engage in practical field research of one racial or ethnic group in the USA, b) produce a research report and c) give an in-class presentation based on their own research activity. Prerequisite(s): For AAAS majors with North America concentration, AAS 2301 Introduction to African, African American Studies and junior status.