2014-2015 Catalog

SOCI 2060 Multicultural Issues

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5



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. Reading assessment and college-level reading skills are recommended for success in this course. NOTE: SOCI 1010 or SOCI 2050 is recommended prior to taking SOCI 2060.