POL-325 : Race, Law and Public Policy

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Political Science
Subject:
Political Science
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course will examine laws and public policies that have been constructed to address issues surrounding race in the areas of education, employment, and housing. It analyzes the historical constructions of race as a concept in American society, including how and why this concept was institutionalized publicly and privately in various arenas of the U.S. at different historical junctures. The course includes an examination of the progress that has been made in dismantling radicalized institutions since the Civil Rights era. 3 credits FULFILLS SKILLS INTEGRATION REQUIREMENT.