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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Ethnic Social Studies Certificate: 241


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: 241

This course of study emphasizes interdisciplinary knowledge about the role of ethnicity in its national and global contexts. The curriculum provides students with the tools to critically analyze the history and politics of race and ethnicity within U.S. society; the formation of cultural knowledge; and the study of power, community, and social justice from an inter-ethnic perspective.

Program Requirements


All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 18


Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Identify and explicate the differences between ethnic groups and the creation and maintenance of ethnic group identities.
  • Describe and explain the relationship tensions of ethnic groups within the context of a larger society.
  • Identify issues related to the migrant/transnational experience within the U.S. and a global context.
  • Apply newly found internalized understanding of these issues to a diverse work situation.
  • Challenge stereotypes and promote an understanding of the heterogeneous, complex and fluid nature of ethnic identities.
  • Enhance communication with different ethnic groups in the work place and in the community at large.

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