Race and Ethnicity in the USA 2021/2022 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2021, 100 %, Campus

Start date: 8 November 2021

End date: 19 December 2021

Application Deadline: 15 April 2021

Enrolment Code: UU-55052 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Final school grades (60 %) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (40 %)

Entry Requirements: General entry requirements and English 6 or English B


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 11250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 11250

About the course:

The course deals with the debate about which factor, race or ethnicity, is more important in describing today's US society. Issues taken up include are the different minority groups, the relationship between minorities and the majority culture, affirmative action for minorities, and what it means to be an American in the early 21st century.

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Department of English

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Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1247 018-471 1245

Fax: 018-471 1229

E-mail: Info@engelska.uu.se

Study Counsellor

E-mail: studievagledare@engelska.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47