ETHS 400

Applied Research for Social Change

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 24, 2002 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

Students learn about community research by participating in individualized classroom learning and working on research projects within communities of color. This course is appropriate for students who want a hands-on multicultural research experience to learn basic research skills or to enhance existing ones.

Special information

Note: Enrollment restricted to declared ETHS or GNDR majors, or by permission of the department chair.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Analyze and evaluate the impact of racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism and Eurocentric view of religion that have drastic consequences on life chances of Americans of color.
  • Apply theories and approaches in conducting researches in communities of color, i.e. African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Latino Americans.
  • Know key ideas, concepts, theories and approaches to applied research for social change.
  • Recognize and appreciate challenges facing Americans of color and the role of the general community in effecting social justice and racial equality.