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SOC 085
Cultural Diversity


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Examination of the social, historical, economic, and cultural factors that influence society's treatment of members of various racial and ethnic groups. It acquaints the student with an understanding of how social structures are organized in terms of minority-majority relations, for the advantage of some at the expense of others.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Students will understand the pattern of ethnic develpment of the United States, and the role that the various ethnic groups have played in the formation of this country as a "nation of nations," a "nation of immigrante".
  • Students will understand some of the underlying causes of prejudice, discrimination, and reacism, and how they may be elimidated.
  • Students will understand how we can make our society safe for differences.
  • Students will be enabled to take the first steps towards thinking globally and becoming "world citizens."

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    SOC 085
    Winter 2005
    9606
    Aaron Martin
    SOC 085
    Spring 2004
    9585
    Beverly Roper-archer
    SOC 085
    Summer 2003
    9685
    Beverly Roper_Archer

    SOC 085
    Spring 2003
    9685
    Beverly Roper_Archer



    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.