Learning Recommendations:  None

General Description: This course will focus on the enduring value of a sociological imagination to help students situate peoples' lives and important events in broader social contexts by understanding how political, economic, and cultural forces constitute social life. Sociology explores minute aspects of social life (microsociology), as well as global social processes and structures (macrosociology). 

Content

  • Socialization
  • Suburbanization and housing
  • Culture
  • Race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality
  • Class stratification
  • Deviance and crime
  • Economic and global inequality
  • Family structures
  • Education
  • Religion

Equipment to be provided by Student: None