Race, Racism, & Privilege


 Common Curriculum: Behavioral/Social Sciences Modern

This course is an overview and analysis of the dynamics of racism, prejudice, and discrimination against racial/ethnic minorities as well as the other side of racism, white privilege. Particular attention is paid to the historical and sociological basis for racial and ethnic tensions in the United States and the racial ideologies that support racial/ethnic inequality. Extensive attention is given to the social construction of race/ethnicity as well as the significant role that race/ethnicity plays in all of our lives