HD 140 U.S. Race Relations • 3 Cr.
Students have the opportunity to critically examine the impact of racism and white privilege in the U.S. Students learn about themselves as racial beings and are taught how to engage in cross-racial dialogues about race and become active change agents in a multicultural society.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Understand terminology and definitions (Racism, Prejudice, Race, Ethnicity, Nationality)
- Describe Courageous Conversations (Agreements and Guidelines)
- Challenge racial stereotypes perpetuated in media, assumptions about racial groups, and knee-jerk reactions
- Understand racial identity development as it applies to self
- Demystify and define White as a race
- Explore individual experiences of privilege with White Privilege assessment
- Engage in Courageous Conversation about race
- Set goal for self to combat racism in their lives.