In Class, Power, and Inequality, students will explore the causes and consequences of economic inequality in the United States and abroad. In particular, this course will help students understand why inequality between individuals and communities occurs, with major focuses on changes in the economy and social forces like politics, culture, and religion. Further, we pay particular attention to how gender and race/ethnicity shape economic inequality. The goal of the course is for students to understand the structural and individuals factors that create inequality within their own communities and elsewhere and to use this knowledge to imagine socially and economically equitable communities for future living.
Core Curriculum Requirements