SOCI 1223 - Minority Cultures, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): SOCI 1163 with D or better

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Social Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science

The course is a survey of historical and contemporary majority group-minority group relations in the United States. Using a sociological perspective, it focuses on the impact of ethnicity, race and gender on the distribution of power, opportunity and privilege. The emphasis is on the social construction of systems of difference. The course requires either a student research paper or a student presentation.