Race and Ethnicity in American Life


This course focuses on racial and ethnic relations that continue to permeate American lives, color our national character, and shape the structure of American society.

Starting at $688.00
As few as 10 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Learn about the trends and issues affecting minority groups in the U.S.
  • Understand how sociological theory is used to present and analyze the experiences of American minority groups
  • Identify the forces that have created and sustained the racial and ethnic groups that compose American society
  • Understand and apply social science research methods and data interpretation

About this course:

What are "race" and "ethnicity" and how are they interpreted and enacted in everyday life? This course focuses on racial and ethnic relations that continue to permeate American lives and color our national character. How is the structure of American society shaped by racial and ethnic distinctions and how does that structure affect individuals and communities? Students are encouraged to apply a sociological perspective to their own observations about race and ethnicity. Transferable for UC credit.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Robert McKee
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Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 2021
Course Requirements

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