Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 3343 - Cultural Diversity

Credits: 3 hrs
This course examines the nature of intergroup relations in U. S. society from different theoretical perspectives in order to shed light on the causes and complex dynamics of racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination and intergroup conflict.  It incorporates the historical and contemporary experiences and contributions of ethnic minorities, women and other underrepresented groups.  It attempts to analyze the influence of such social identities as race, class, ethnicity, language and gender on learnng and to understand how discrimination based on these factors translates into school structures, policies and practices that perpetuate inequality.
Pre-requisite(s): SOC 2301  or SOC 2302