Course Catalog » Graduate Studies 202

Subject: Graduate Studies
Course Number: 202
Course Title: Racism in Science
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Graduate Studies

Course Description: This introductory course provides the historical background of systemic racism in scientific research. It explores the relationship between notions of race and science and how scientific research has been informed by and perpetuates anti-Black racism. This course also examines the impact of bias and a lack of diversity in science and ways in which to address these deficiencies. Students will learn the principles of social justice-oriented scientific research and its potential.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Discussion, Online - Web-based course work, Student - Lecture, Student - Discussion, Student - Web-based course work

Instructor of Record: A. Medeiros
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? Yes
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No