SOC-251: Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Society

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Ethnic & Racial Diversity
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the sociological study of ethnic and racial groups. Explores key concepts and issues in connection with definitions of race and ethnicity, immigration, patterns of group inequality and domination, discrimination, and prejudice. Focuses on the diversity of U.S. society and explores the experiences of Native Americans and immigrant groups, including those from Africa, Asia, and Europe. Examines current patterns and consequences of immigration as well as ethnic and racial diversity in other societies.

MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Determined by department

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2014 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.