Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination|
Spring 2018 not offered
|Course Cluster: Animal Studies|
This first-year seminar (FYS) will explore several different forms of prejudice and discrimination, including racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, heterosexism, and less recognized forms of bias, such as the exploitation and domination of indigenous peoples, animals, and the natural environment. During the first part of the course, students will read about and discuss specific forms of prejudice. In the second half, you will write a final paper and give a brief presentation on a prejudice-related topic.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Readings will be drawn from a variety of sources, including psychology journal articles, book excerpts, magazine articles, and press clippings. The readings will be chosen so as to represent a variety of disciplines, research methods, and philosophical perspectives.
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Students will write several short papers and one long one, and will receive detailed feedback throughout the semester on writing style as well as topical content.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students may take this course in their first year or Psyc361 in later years, but not both.
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