SHS 304: Race and Ethnic Relations

Credits 4

This course examines how race and ethnicity continue to organize social relations and inequality in the United States and beyond. The course focuses on race and ethnicity as socially constructed categories and on contemporary forms of structural inequality. Topics may include issues in health care, residential segregation, access to education, the criminal justice system, media representations, and immigration. Discrimination at the interpersonal and institutional level will be featured as well as how race and ethnicity intersect with other forms of oppression such as gender and socio-economic class status. Offered fall of odd-numbered years. Prerequisite: SHS101

Semester Offered
Offered fall of odd-numbered years