2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

SOC 213 Race and Ethnic Relations

3 hours 

An analysis of the problems and economic and social positions of minority groups in the United States. Power relationships among various public and private institutions, militant action organizations, service agency programs, etc., are explored in the light of their impact upon the administration of justice in urban ghetto communities, the role of minority group police officers, the community environment and the people among whom law enforcement must operate. Interactions among historical and current social forces and institutions that influence group and individual behavior within urban ghetto communities are examined. New trends in inter-group relations, emergence of new minorities, and American groups contesting for program funding and services in the urban environment.



Cross Listed Courses

PSY 213


ENG 101 and one of the following: SOC 101, PSY 101 or ANT 101