csc392 | undergraduate

Ethnic And Cultural Diversity

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Students in the course will analyze the topics of identity, culture, and diversity as it relates to modern society. Students will be introduced to the conceptual frameworks of racial and ethnic relations, generalizations, stereotypes, prejudices, and adaptations in diverse cultures.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Social Identities and Cultural Generalizations

    • Describe how race, gender, and class are socially constructed identities.
    • Discuss the interrelationship between media production and media audiences.
    • Illustrate how cultural generalizations lead to the creation of cultural stereotypes.

    Reality vs. Perception â Mediaâ s Influence on Culture Groups

    • Determine what racial and social class stereotypes are perpetuated in the media.
    • Examine how new media technologies can diversify contemporary communication.
    • Define media literacy and identify its importance in society.

    Race, Power, and Culture

    • Examine the ethical issues related to social class hierarchy systems. .
    • Explore the cultural ideologies of race and power.
    • Define framing as it relates to various cultural groups

    Labeling and Defining Cultural Groups

    • Examine the various forms of discrimination that take place in online communication.
    • Analyze the sexual orientation of homosexuality and how it is portrayed in the media and in society.
    • Define hegemonic femininity and analyze how it affects the labeling of women in society.

    Establishing Cultural Diversity in Society

    • Examine how the media portrayal of various cultural groups can reaffirm cultural stereotypes.
    • Discuss how media corporations can diversify entertainment programming in the future.
    • Review the advantages of having ethnic and cultural diversity in society.
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