SOC213 :  Race Relations in the United States

This course examines race relations in the United States sociologically. Emphasis is placed upon basic sociological concepts used to examine historical and contemporary dimensions of race. Included among these concepts are: power, social class, self concept, social interaction, institutional discrimination and social structure. This course will answer the following questions: What is race? How and why is race constructed in particular ways in the U.S.? How does the cultural meaning of race change?
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 3
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