soc262 | undergraduate
Contemporary American Society
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Slaves, Freemen, and Latinos in the U.S.
- Analyze the effect of colorism within African American and Latino communities.
- Identify the social and political realities that place very diverse Latin American groups within this specific large ethnic group, the only one recognized by the United States Census.
- Outline the history of slavery and freemen throughout the Americas, including the U.S.
Asians and the Changing Nature of diversity in America
- Identify elements that assist in the success of the Asian American group in the United States.
- Explain the history and future of mixed-race identity and the blurring of racial and ethnic borders within the U.S.
- Identify the era of post-Racialism, and the current state of race and ethnicity in the U.S.
Exploring Race, Ethnicity, and Subordinate Group Status
- Identify the social nature of the use of racial and ethnic categories and labels in the United States.
- Differentiate between the concepts of the melting pot, fusion, assimilation, and pluralism.
- Identify ways underrepresented racial and ethnic groups have been pressured to assimilate in the United States.
Prejudice, Discrimination, and Stereotyping in the U.S.
- Differentiate between prejudice, discrimination, and stereotyping
- Analyze the concepts of white privilege and colorblind racism.
- Identify various forms of institutional racism.
History of Native Americans and Immigrants to the U.S.
- Outline the history of immigrants to the United States.
- Identify federal policies toward Native Americans and the reservation life of Native Americans
- Describe the vast diversity, such as language, customs, and religions of Indian Nations in the United States.
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