Mar 07, 2021  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 4311 - Sociology of the African American

Credits: 3 hrs
This course examines the social, economic and political characteristics of African Americans from serveral angles.  First, it examines the position of African Americans within the US ethnic stratification structure.  Next, the course examines explanations of racial inequality in the US followed by its effect on African American men and women in terms of income, jobs, education and health.  As part of this process the course examines in great depth the contemporary trends in attitudes towards African Americans.
Student Learning Outcome: Critical Thinking
Area of Knowledge: Social and Behavioral Science