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    Jun 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

SOC 3950 - Theorizing Social Life



Goals: Students will learn to wield social theory as a means to organize, understand and predict social phenomena. Students will also learn that understanding social reality is controversial and complicated.

Content: The course is a targeted survey of early, modern and contemporary sociological theory with an emphasis on connecting theory to practice. Genealogical connections between and among theoretical constructs and ”schools” are a point of emphasis, and the social contexts within which theoretical frames develop is a primary focus.

Taught: Fall term

Prerequisites: SOC 1110 and SOC 1200 with grades of C- or better

Credits: 4