Loyola University Chicago

Department of Sociology

Sociology 122

Race and Ethnic Relations

This course examines the development of cultural, society, and self-understanding by exploring the social construction of race in the United States. The course explores how social constructions of race affect interpersonal relations, laws, policies, and practices in various racial and ethnic communities.

Outcome: Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the conditions which have worsened racial tensions as well as how social movements have been successful at eradicating racially oppressive laws and working towards a just society.

Spring 2016 Sections:

001 TuTh LSC 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Embrick
002 MWF LSC 12:35–1:25 p.m. C. Williams