This course examines race and ethnic relations through a sociological lens by exploring concepts such as the origins and history of racial discrimination, institutional vs individual racism and the continuation of racial or ethnic prejudice. This course addresses the social construction of race and ethnicity and current research on racial inequalities. Finally, the course looks at oppression and the impact of oppression on people’s lives. Prerequisite: SOC 150 - Introduction to Sociology. Grade only. Offered each semester.