48.307 Sociology of Immigration

Sociology of Immigration

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37721
Status Active

The United States is frequently described as a country with a proud history of immigration. As a result, citizens and residents of the U.S. often identify their home as a nation of people who make up a melting pot country. While useful and insightful, the melting pot metaphor requires comparison with additional explanations of immigration and immigrant experiences. In order to provide deeper comprehension of the topic matter, this course offers sociological examination of immigration processes, laws, and debates. Three areas compose the main portion of class content: historical accounts and theories, legislation, and the social, economical, and political experiences of immigrants.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 48.101 Intro to Sociology.