SOC 214: Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

This course focuses on race and ethnic relations from local (Hawaii), national, and international perspectives; patterns of race/ethnic relations; and the social, economic, and political problems associated with racial/ethnic conflict.

Course Outcomes
  • Explain why sociologists call race a "social construction".
  • Describe examples of racial inequality in the United States.
  • Identify examples of racism and microaggressions.
  • Apply major sociological perspectives to race/ethnic relations at both the micro and structural level.