AFST 134 - (BH) Race Relations in the United States
Semester Hours:3Fall, Spring
Examination of major patterns of racial and ethnic relations in the United States. Historical, contemporary and cross-cultural data are combined with prevalent theoretical perspectives to provide a basic understanding of race and ethnic relations as enduring and embedded aspects of United States society. Topics covered include the political and economic dynamics of race relations, institutional racism, prejudice and discrimination. Particular attention is paid to the African-American experience from slavery to the present.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: Credit given for this course or SOC 134, not both.