Race in America


Units: 6

Description: In this course students will learn about current racial problems in America and their consequences, causes, and solutions. Current problems include racism, discrimination, residential segregation, and disparities in economic, education, health, mental health, and criminal justice conditions for individuals and families. The focus will be on the four major racial groups in this country: whites, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians. Readings, videos, lectures, and class discussions will be used to increase understanding of racial issues.