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Race, Class, Gender, Ethnicity - Soc 106 Syllabus
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Castro, Alma. 2015. “Race, Class, Gender, Ethnicity - Soc 106 Syllabus”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, September. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course is an introduction to the study of human behavior as related to group membership, specifically groups categorized by race, class, gender, sexuality and ethnicity. A major area of study in sociology is social stratification by class, race-ethnicity, sex, and gender. In this class we will examine how race, class, gender, sexuality, and...

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Subject Area(s):
Race, Class and Gender
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Class Level(s):
Any Level
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Usage Notes

This is a syllabus for an introductory, general education, course.

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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. Comprehend sociological theories regarding race, class, gender and ethnicity, and understand their application to social issues and problems.
  2. Develop an awareness of the self in relation to society with a focus on social identities and their impact on the sociological perspective.
  3. Apply new methods of critical analysis to current social issues and policies.

Goal Assessment(s):

  1. Mid-Term Take Home Essay Exam
  2. Self-Reflection final paper, and reading assessments
  3. Media Analysis Final Project, Paper, and Presentation

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