Social Justice: Oppression and Empowerment
Students explore the origins and dynamics of discrimination and prejudice against certain racial, ethnic, age, and sexual orientaion groups in American society and how power, influence,economic status and social policy contribute to and reinforce oppression against such groups. Such information will form the basis for understanding one's own values, attitudes and beliefs about others. The course will also explore our changing population and celebrate the contributions and uniqueness that diversity brings to American social order.
Prerequisite: Complete 45 credits before taking this course.