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    Jun 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

SOC 3440 - Urban Sociology

Goals: To explore the advent and growth of cities, the key organizations and concerns of everyday urban life, and the movement of people into and out of cities as well as regional shifts in the distribution of America’s population.

Content: Urban and suburban domination of American life, the way in which the distribution of power has influenced the shape of cities, gentrification, the rise and fall of the “Southern Rim,” the factors that make cities desirable places to live, the various political and social problems which affect all cities and the possible remedies for these problems.

Taught: Periodically

Prerequisite: SOC 1110

Credits: 4