2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

CRES 60003 Graduate Introduction to Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Prerequisites: Admission to the CRES Graduate Certificate. This course aims to give students a broad, general understanding of the multifaceted field that has come to be known as Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies in the United States. Critical Race Theory serves as a central theoretical framework for students to understand the concepts of race and ethnicity, their intersections with other concepts such as gender, and their manifestations in society. The course traces the historical trajectory of the field from its founding to the current manifestations.