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ETHS 326 - Race and Work in American Life
Spring 2021, Section 50

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001031 ETHS 326 50 Race and Work in American Life
01/11 - 05/03
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4.0 Open DeSoto, Aureliano
Completely Online-Asynchronous Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
1/11/2021 - 5/3/2021 n/a n/a n/a DeSoto, Aureliano

Notes
  • Online Participation Required First Week of Class.
  • Prerequisite: 30 credits of lower-division coursework. 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

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

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 27 Enrolled: 25 Seats Remaining: 2

Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until January 15, 2021, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is April 12, 2021.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $1,270.36
Tuition -nonresident: $1,270.36
Approximate Course Fees: $148.44

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
    • 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 09 - Ethical/Civic Resp
    • Examine, articulate, and apply their own ethical views.
    • Understand and apply core concepts (e.g. politics, rights and obligations, justice, liberty) to specific issues.
    • Analyze and reflect on the ethical dimensions of legal, social, and scientific issues.
    • Identify ways to exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

Description
This course examines the influence of race on ideas and ideals of work in American life. Specific topics include the development of models and types of work across American epochs; slavery and labor; work, worth, and racial citizenship; the "wages of whiteness"; opportunities v. outcomes; past and present social movements for racial workplace equity; affirmative action and public policy positions regarding race and work; Intersectional analyses of race, gender, and sexuality in the workplace, implicit bias and persistent patterns of racial discrimination in the workplace; and race as a social reality within the American workplace. Significant focus is given to issues of race and racism.

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