Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ethnic Social Studies Certificate

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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 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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