eth120 | undergraduate
Cultural Diversity In The United States
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Gender, Sexual Orientation, Aging, and Disability
- Describe the historical and contemporary status of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in the United States.
- Identify legislative acts related to age discrimination and disability discrimination.
- Identify social and political issues relevant to women and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in the United States.
- Describe the historical and contemporary status of women in the United States.
Key Concepts of Diversity
- Define diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability.
- Compare stereotyping with prejudice.
- Identify key terms and sociological concepts related to diversity.
- Describe the effects of stereotyping.
Advantages and Challenges
- Describe ways to reduce prejudice.
- Describe the advantages of a society made up of diverse people.
- Explain the challenges of a society made up of diverse people.
Identifying Discrimination in the United States
- Identify the causes of discrimination.
- Describe the experiences of various religious and ethnic groups throughout U.S. history.
Diversity and Race
- Describe the historical experiences of various racial groups in the United States.
- Identify significant historical legislation relating to racial and ethnic discrimination.
- Describe persisting social inequities based on race.
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