Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

SOC 160 * ( SOC 2215) Ethnic Groups and Minorities (3)

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, concurrent enrollment, or permission of instructor; and RDG 122 or exemption.

Recommended Preparation: SOC 101, PSY 101, or ANT 102.

A theoretical analysis of prejudice, discrimination and minority group relations from a sociological viewpoint. Includes an in-depth analysis of the historical and sociological underpinnings of the racial and ethnic based minority status of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Americans, Jewish Americans and women. Also includes a review of the present socio-economic and cultural status of each group, their relationship with other social groups and future trends.

3 hours lecture.

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