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ETHS 305 - Major Issues in U.S. Race Relations
Fall 2019, Section 50

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000441 ETHS 305 50 Major Issues in U.S. Race Relations
08/24 - 12/15
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4.0 Full Cole, Victor
Completely Online-Asynchronous Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/24/2019 - 12/15/2019 n/a na - na n/a Cole, Victor

Notes
  • Note: This is a completely online course, not an independent study. Course has no required in-person or synchronous meetings. There are required online activities and assignments each week. May require remotely proctored exams that require a webcam and microphone. Intermediate computer/Internet skills required. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/solr.
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement
  • Community Engagement

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Full Size: 24 Enrolled: 24 Seats Remaining: 0

Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 30, 2019, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 25, 2019.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $1,242.24
Tuition -nonresident: $1,242.24
Approximate Course Fees: $144.44

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
  • Upper Division Liberal Studies
  • Racial Issues Graduation Requirement

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
    • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
    • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
    • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
    • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
  • Goal 07 - Human Diversity
    • Understand the development of and the changing meanings of group identities in the United States' history and culture.
    • Demonstrate an awareness of the individual and institutional dynamics of unequal power relations between groups in contemporary society.
    • Analyze their own attitudes, behaviors, concepts and beliefs regarding diversity, racism, and bigotry.
    • Describe and discuss the experience and contributions (political, social, economic, etc.) of the many groups that shape American society and culture, in particular those groups that have suffered discrimination and exclusion.

Description
Will race matter in this millennium? This course explores major issues currently impacting race relations in the United States, such as affirmative action, immigrant education, employment, housing, health and welfare, and so on. This course takes historical and interdisciplinary approaches to help students understand the interrelationship between social structure, public policies, race and ethnicity. Videos and movies are shown as part of class discussion on these issues. Significant focus is given to issues of race and racism.

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