HONR 1000X Honors Seminar: Cultural Minorities and American Justice

(B) Bachelors
(FH) Farquhar Honors College
(UHNR) Undergraduate Honors
3 credits

A study of the position of cultural minorities within the U.S. justice system. The class will first provide a brief history of the relationship between Native Americans and American justice and the position of African Americans in American justice systems during the two decades following the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s. Students will then, through independent research, update and expand topics discussed in the first half of the class to the 21st century and other cultural minorities. Emphasis will be placed on change and continuity. Satisfies general education requirements in Arts and Humanities. Prerequisite: Honors students only. Frequency: Odd Year Winter. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

    To complete this course successfully students must:
  1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the administration of justice as it relates to cultural minorities.
  2. Identify and describe the position of African Americans and Amerindians within the justice system of the U.S. in the wake of the 1960s civil rights movement.
  3. Relate the theme of justice to the socio-economic system of which cultural minorities form a part in the U.S..
  4. Analyze change and continuity in the position of cultural minorities in the last two decades.
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