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HIST 245 Race, Ethnicity and Immigration in the U.S.

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Course Description

This course explores the meaning and historical significance of race and ethnicity, and the experiences of diverse racial, ethnic, and immigrant groups in U.S. history. Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and others are all considered. Themes include: the history of race as an idea; the intersections of race, class and gender; interethnic relations; changing immigration patterns and policies; struggles for equality, and current issues.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)