Course Catalog - 2021-2022

     

CAAM 497 - LOSING THE PRECIOUS FEW

Long Title: LOSING THE PRECIOUS FEW
Department: Computational & Applied Math
Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: The class will read from Tapia's text: Losing the Precious Few: How America Fails to Educate Minorities in Science and Engineering and then discuss in class issues associated with the underrepresentation of Blacks and Hispanics in academic and national science and engineering activities. Topics will include racism, immigration, student admissions, faculty hiring, faculty promotion, the role of minority serving institutions, mistaking foreign minorities for the Precious Few, support issues and leadership.
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