2019-2020 Catalog

SOCI 2060 Multicultural Issues

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5

RecommendedRecommended Prior

SOCI 1010 or SOCI 2050 - recommended prior to taking this course, but not required.

Course Description

This course focuses on the scientific sociological study of diversity in the United States and other societies. It emphasizes value systems, power relationships, forms of societal organization, and cultural contributions of selected racial, ethnic, or culturally marginalized populations. In addition, the course explores such emerging minorities as those based on ability, gender, sexual orientation, appearance, and age. It pays special attention to sociological theories of subordinate and dominant group relations.