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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SYD6706
Tracking Number - 2083
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Approved, Permanent Archive - 2003-05-15
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- Date & Time Submitted: 2003-05-16
- Department: Sociology
- College: AS
- Budget Account Number: 126300000
- Contact Person: James Cavendish
- Phone: 9742633
- Email: email@example.com
- Prefix: SYD
- Number: 6706
- Full Title: Race and Ethnicity
- Credit Hours: 3
- Section Type: C -
Class Lecture (Primarily)
- Is the course title variable?: N
- Is a permit required for registration?: N
- Are the credit hours variable?: N
- Is this course repeatable?:
- If repeatable, how many times?: 0
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Race and Ethnicity
- Course Online?: -
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- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: GS or Departmental Approval
- Corequisites: none
- Course Description: Introduces historical development of race, social construction of racial and ethnic identities, race-class-gender interrelationships, and various issues of immigration. Exploration of theories used to explain racial and ethnic inequality today.
- Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: xx
- What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? xx
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? xx
- What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) xx
- Objectives: Provide graduate students with a detailed account of racial formation processes, including the historical development of race, the social construction of racial and ethnic identities, and race-class-gender interrelationships.
- Learning Outcomes: Develop a new appreciation and understanding of groups other than ourselves; develop an understanding of the historical processes that generated and sustained discrimination and inequality in our society; and reach informed judgments about the most practical and worthwhile social policies for our nation today.
- Major Topics: Racial formation and the contested meanings of race and ethnicity; explaining racial and ethnic inequality; the underclass debate; systemic racism: antiracist theory and the analysis of racial oppression; the new immigration and issues of gender.
- Textbooks: Racial Formation in the United States: From the 1960s to the 1990s; Becoming Mexican American; Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945; American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass; Racist America: Roots, Current Realities and Future Reparations; Immigrant America: A Portrait; Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment.
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