Latinos in the United States

Also Known As

SOC
305
Course Section Number
LAC
305

Description

(Also SOC 305) Latinos, or Hispanic Americans, constitute the largest minority in the United States today. Yet, in a society that continues to focus on the BlackWhite racial divide, Latinos are often ignored. This course explores the experiences of Latinos from a sociological perspective. Topics include immigration trends, the meaning of race in the construction of Hispanic ethnicity, educational attainment, work, health, media representations, and family life.

Division

Interdisciplinary

Subject

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Academic Level

Undergraduate

Credits

1.00 c.u.

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