2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 249 - Race and Ethnicity

An examination of race and ethnic relations in American society including assimilation, pluralism, minority status, group tensions, and the dynamics of prejudice, discrimination, racism, and immigration. The social construction of race is studied in the context of American race and ethnic relations. The experience of historic and contemporary ethnic groups throughout the country, with emphasis on New York, will be explored.

Prerequisite: SOC 100  or  SOC 136  
This course is applicable to the liberal arts requirements of the curriculum.
3 credits