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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2018-2019 Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 106 - Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States

Prerequisite: SOC 101 .
(3 Credits)
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the sociological study of race and ethnic relations in the United States. A variety of theories surrounding the origins of racial and ethnic inequality will be explored in order to put racial/ethnic relations in cultural, historical and social structural context. Major topics to be covered include: racism and intolerance, institutionalized discrimination, ethnocentrism, colonialism and assimilation, historical immigration and migration patterns, segregation, hate crimes, and societal diversification. Total of 45 hours of lecture.

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