SOCI 2014 Racism | UNB

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Subject Course No. Credit Value
Sociology SOCI 2014 Three (3) credit hours

This course examines the idea of race and the roots of racism, the historical and cultural manifestations of racism, and the impact of racism on societies across the world. The topics studied include colonialism and imperialism, scientific racism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, the intersectionality of race, class, and gender, and the phenomenon of racist violence.

Instructor: Dr. Ahmad Rahmanian (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • Know whether there is such a thing as race and how it should be understood.
  • Learn about the ways in which race has structured communities and racism, either separately or together with sexism and classism, has shaped people’s experiences across the globe.
  • Be able to locate the cultural foundations of organized racism and violence.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 8 x Assignments (96%)
  • 1 x Participation (4%)  

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.