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

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Course Description

Historical introduction to race and the interconnected experiences of diverse racial, ethnic, and immigrant groups. Special attention is paid to the ways in which race and ethnicity have intersected with immigration, class, and gender to shape American institutions, social life, and identities over time. Grassroots struggles for liberation and justice, from early abolitionism to the Immigrant Rights and Black Lives Matter movements, are also examined.

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, D US-1; DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI, D US-1), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)