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Master Course Outline
Racial and Ethnic Relations

Course Number: SOC 205
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Focuses on intergroup race and ethnic relations with a social-historical emphasis. Students explore how race and ethnic identities are developed; theoretical perspectives on assimilation and pluralism; prejudice and discrimination; the creation of subordinate groups; and historical and contemporary issues. Problems and possible solutions of majority-minority relations are examined. Course taken prior to fall 2010 also accepted for diversity requirement. [SS] [D]

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Students who successfully complete this course will have examined in depth one of the major social problems in the United States.
B. Students who successfully complete this course will have used the dominant theories and perspectives in the field of sociology to explain race relations in the United States.
C. Students who successfully complete this course will have developed a greater understanding of the history, present status, and problems of racial, religious, and ethnic minorities in the United States.
D. Students who successfully complete this course will have examined the inequalities that exist based on race and ethnicity.
E. Students who successfully complete this course will have reviewed current issues as they emerge during the quarter.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
SOC 205
Spring 2013
1527
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2012
2189
Catherine Veninga
SOC 205
Summer 2011
5719
Curtis Phillips
SOC 205
Spring 2011
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2010
8024
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2010
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Fall 2009
1245
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2009
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Fall 2008
1245
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2008
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Fall 2007
1245
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2007
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Fall 2006
1245
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Fall 2005
1245
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2005
6875
DEVON GUSTAFSON
SOC 205
Spring 2005
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Fall 2004
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Spring 2004
6875
Christopher Winter
SOC 205
Spring 2004
2189
Susan Palmer
SOC 205
Fall 2003
2189
Susan Palmer


Two Year Projected Schedule

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

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)