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SOC 2215 Race & Ethnicity

Sociological exploration of American racial and ethnic diversity. Emphasis given to the social construction of race and ethnicity, patterns of intergroup contact and global migration. Historical comparative analysis of selected groups with emphasis given to economic, political and structural inequalities.

Prerequisites: SOC 1101 or OTA 1111

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the changing nature of societal reactions to and intersectionality of racial and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the variability in the experiences of selected racial and ethnic groups, as well as migration patterns and behaviors in the United States.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social, economic, and political implications of the changing national and global demographics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of prejudices, stereotypes, discrimination, racism, and media representations on racial and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the distinction between social differentiation and social stratification.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social construction of privilege and inequality by race and ethnicity throughout the history of the United States.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the sociological perspectives and theories of racial and ethnic group relationships in the United States.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Sociology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 17
Meets: TH from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 17
Meets: TH from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: Y00
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 18
Section: 500
Open Seats: 18
Section: 500
Face to Face
Courseview Campus Center (Mason)
Mason Bldg A, Rm 105B
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 24
Meets: F from 9:30AM to 12:15PM
Section: M01
Open Seats: 24
Meets: F from
9:30AM to 12:15PM
Section: M01