Overview

Diversity & First Nations

This course provides students with introductory knowledge about diverse populations, faiths and cultures. In the context of law enforcement, students will be provided tips on dealing with various victimized persons and the mentally ill. Basic concepts such as culture, ethnicity, race, and discrimination are explored with a view to preventing racial profiling. Students are exposed to societal factors that contribute to crime or stereotypes among various populations. Students will reinforce concepts surrounding community policing in the context of diversity. Laws which influence the protection or discrimination of various communities are also explored. Students will be provided introductory knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples. Topics include history, socio-economic issues, beliefs, treaties, residential schools and the criminal justice system. This course is offered through OntarioLearn by the host college, Durham college.

Course Code: 
SOCI-3015
Area of Interest: 
Education, Community & Social Services

Course Offerings

Fall 2019

September 10, 2019 to December 17, 2019
$380.34
Delivery:
Online
Campus Code:
London Campus Off Site
Days & Times:
Section Number: 50LC
Refund Policy: 14 days after course start date