SOC 201 - Multicultural Issues

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course focuses on heightening awareness and appreciation of diversity; considers political, religious, sexual and cultural identities as well as lifestyle differences, problems of race, nationality, regions and language patterns. Students will examine myths concerning group differences and assumptions regarding ethnicity and culture of the economically deprived, senior citizens, and children. This course looks at political and social oppression of minorities and their status in the U.S. Students will be expected to participate in open discussions and engage in scholarly readings. SS MC (F, Su)