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ETS. 101.001 Arthur Manjarrez, ABD, OSU
Ethnic Awareness Black Hall 101-13
Spring Quarter, 2014 PH: 963-2161
M-F: 12:00 – 12:50 Office Hour: 8:00-9:00am
Farrell Hall 111 E-mail: manjarra@cwu.edu

Course Materials:
Race and Ethnicity in the United States, 7th Edition by Richard T. Schaefer

Course Description: Ethnic Studies is designed to bring awareness and understanding of the problems facing the American people in the area of race and ethnic relations, primarily focusing on ethnic minorities. Ethnic Studies will focus on the nature and scope of relationships between minority groups and majority group in the United States.
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Effective participation in class requires that you read the required materials prior to coming to class and that you have completed all assignments that are due. In addition, I expect you to contribute honestly and thoughtfully to class discussions. Late or missed assignments, and/or response papers will be accepted only during the next class meeting. 2 points will be deducted for late response papers or late assignments. No late final papers will be accepted, and missed quizzes cannot be made up. Electronic devices such as iPods or cell phones should be ‘turned off’ prior to the start of class.

Grading: Grades will be assigned based upon the following breakdown: 4- Response Papers: 25% (100 points-25pts each) 4-Class Assignments: 25% (100 points-25pts each) 3-Quizzes: 20% (100 points-33.3pts each) 1- Oral Presentation: 10% (50 points) 1-Final Reflection Paper: 20% (150 points) 100% 500 points | You can keep track of your own grade by summing your total points earned:
A: 500-465 points, A-:464-450 points
B+: 449-440 points, B: 439-415 points, B-: 414-400 points C+: 449-440 points, C: 439-415 points, C-: 414-400 points D+: 449-440 points, D: 439-415 points, D-: 414-400 points Students with 399 points or less will receive a failing grade!

Date | Assignments/Readings | TuesdayApril 2 – April 11 | Review and discuss Syllabus: What is Ethnic Studies?Begin April 2nd, Students Read

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