Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ethnic Social Studies Letter of Recognition: 816

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: 816

This sequence of three courses is designed for people who wish to develop skills or knowledge in ethnic social studies. In order to complete each course in this sequence, students need to demonstrate skills or knowledge in specific areas. These areas include interdisciplinary knowledge about ethnic groups and relations in U.S. society and in global contexts; the history and politics of race and ethnicity within U.S. society; cultural knowledge; and an understanding of and sensitivity toward ethnic relations regarding power, community, and social justice. A grade of C or better is required in each course in the sequence.

Program Requirements

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

Total Credit Hours: 9

Upon successful completion of this course of study, and application to the Admissions and Records Office, the letter of recognition in ethnic studies will be issued by the chief enrollment services and financial aid officer.

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.
  • 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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