• Program: Sociology
  • Course: Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • Course #: SOCI2200
  • Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will focus on identification, patterns of social behavior, and treatment of minority groups within the United States. Theories of prejudice and discrimination, key concepts, and social change will be addressed.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course.
Define major concepts of race and ethnicity
Categorize American minority groups
Explain theories of prejudice and discrimination
Distinguish immigration patterns
Explain social movements of minority groups
Differentiate minority religious groups
Demonstrate research methods
Distinguish patterns of prejudice and discrimination
Define Affirmative Action

Credit Details
  • Credits: 3
  • Credit Type: lecture
  • Lab Credits:  0
  • MnTC: 5 & 7
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 and Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930. Basic computer skills recommended
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie