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SOC 227 Border Crossing: Immigration and American Society

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge V.

Course Description: Immigration to the United States and New York City is dramatically reshaping our social structure, culture and notions of race and identity. This course will examine the sociological causes and consequences of post-1965 immigration to the United States, and will investigate the "push" and "pull" factors that spur migration, U.S. immigration policy and laws, and the consequences of migration for sending and receiving societies as well as immigrants themselves.


3 credits


SOC 102 Minimum Grade of D