URBST 107 - Immigrant Communities in Queens

Overview

Course Title

Immigrant Communities in Queens

Department(s)

Description

New York City’s status as a global city reflects, in part, its diverse and dynamic population. This course will focus on immigrant community formations in the borough of Queens, where racial and ethnic diversity is unparalleled. Students will examine the changing demographics and intercultural relations that mark multicultural Queens. They will see how these communities are addressing issues ranging from economic struggles to the formation of new socio-cultural identities to new forms of civic and political participation. This course provides an opportunity for students to analyze their individual identity in the context of the cultural diversity of Queens and to perceive their own community within an increasingly globalized world

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule