2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate 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 with grade of C- or better and junior or senior standing

Credits: 4