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(COMM 290) Race, Ethnicity and Culture

This course examines the concept and application of race and ethnicity in various cultural and communicative settings. Students will learn the social construction of race and ethnicity, with the aim of understanding the complex ways race and ethnicity have operated within society.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite COMM 110
Offered Fall, Spring
Programs Communication, Media and Culture (BA),
Communication, Media and Culture Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand basic concepts and theories of race and ethnicity.
  2. Respect different viewpoints.
  3. Conduct responsible research by critically evaluating information and analyzing cultural contexts.
  4. Communicate effectively through creative media content.