SRJC Course Outlines

6/21/2024 1:32:33 AMSOC 30 Course Outline as of Fall 2000

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  SOC 30Title:  RACE & ETHNIC RELAT  
Full Title:  Race & Ethnic Relations
Last Reviewed:11/27/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Advanced analysis of racism in America from sociological and psychological perspectives to determine racism's origins, causes, costs and consequences.  Personal, cultural, social, and institutional example of fascism are identified and used for the analysis.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Analysis of racism in America from sociological and psychological perspectives to determine origins, causes, costs, and consequences.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Social and Behavioral Sciences
American Cultures/Ethnic Studies
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 DSocial ScienceFall 2012
 D0Sociology and Criminology  
 D3Ethnic Studies  
 DSocial ScienceFall 2011Summer 2012
 D0Sociology and Criminology  
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D3Ethnic Studies  
 D4Gender Studies  
 DSocial ScienceFall 1991Summer 2011
 D0Sociology and Criminology  
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D4Gender Studies  
 DSocial ScienceFall 1981Summer 1991
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D4Gender Studies  
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 2011
 4CEthnic Studies  
 4JSociology and Criminology  
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 1991Summer 2011
 4JSociology and Criminology  
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: SOCI 150 Introduction to Race and Ethnicity SRJC Equivalent Course(s): PSYC34 OR SOC30

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  Students completing this course will be able to:
 1. Comprehend the nature of minority-majority relations
 2. Understand the forms and causes of prejudice and discrimination
 3. Explore how prejudice and discrimination can be reduced
 4. Analyze patterns of racial and ethnic interaction in the United
 5. Compare the experience of the major racial and ethnic groups in
    the United States

Topics and Scope
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  1.  The nature of minority-majority relations
 2.  Defining race, racism and ethnicity
 3.  Models of prejudice and institutional racism
 4.  Patterns of racial and ethnic interaction:
     a.  Immigration
     b.  Internal and external colonialism
     c.  Acculturation
     d.  Assimilation
     e.  Integration
     f.  Pluralism
 5.  Comparative study of at least 3 of the following racial and ethnic
     a.  Native Americans
     b.  Afro Americans
     c.  Hispanic Americans
     d.  Asian Americans

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  Students enrolled in this class will be evaluated on written
 assignments covering textbooks, outside readings, and research
 materials.  A minimum of 2 hours of reading and writing assignments
 will be required per 1 hour of class meeting.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 60%
Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers, JOURNALS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  Farley, John E.
   1999, MAJORITY-MINORITY RELATIONS. 4th Ed., Prentice.
 Kitano, Harry H.
   1996, RACIAL RELATIONS. 5th Ed., Prentice Hall.
 Takaki, Ronald Ed.
   IN AMERICA. Oxford University Press.

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