ICS 29
Cultural Pluralism and American Law and Justice

Course Description

An interdisciplinary study of marginalized peoples and their relationship to the law. Examines the legal perspective on cultural diversity in the United States by examining groups based on race, ethnicity, gender, class, religious background, disability, and sexual orientation. Analyzes how these groups interact with mainstream society through American law, concentrating on both historical and contemporary state and federal legislation and court rulings. Analyzes how the courts play a role in determining the status of minority groups. Analyzes the effect of law on cultural pluralism and cultural diversity in the United States.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24339 ICS 29 65Z ······· TBA-TBA Meghan Kensler ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Footnote Information

ICS-029.-65Z: Online Course. Students must have access to a computer, the Web and an individual e-mail address. Exclusively using a tablet or phone may prevent you from successfully completing a course. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
Also Listed As
(Also listed as ADMJ 29. Students may enroll in either department, but not both, for credit.)


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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