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.
- 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.