2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

AFR 125 Race & Ethnicity in America

3 hours 

This course examines racial and ethnic issues in American society from the perspective of justice. Among the key concepts that will be discussed are race and ethnicity as social constructions and the causes and effects of constructing individual racial/ethnic identities. Using demographic information, the course investigates how well various ethnic and racial groups are doing in areas such as income, human rights, education and employment.




This course satisfies the Flexible Core: US Experience area of the Gen Ed Program.