soc262 | undergraduate
Contemporary American Society
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Prejudice, Discrimination, and Stereotyping in the U.S.
- Analyze the concepts of white privilege and colorblind racism.
- Identify various forms of institutional racism.
- Differentiate between prejudice, discrimination, and stereotyping
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.
Slaves, Freemen, and Latinos in the U.S.
- Outline the history of slavery and freemen throughout the Americas, including 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.
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.
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