Sociology

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College of Arts & Sciences

Please note: CAS SO 100 is currently full.

Principles in Sociology

CAS SO 100

An introduction to the major theories and basic principles of sociological analysis. Subjects include culture, media, socialization, inequality, race and ethnicity, globalization, gender stratification, and health and medicine from a social perspective. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 6-August 10)

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Sociology of Health Care

CAS SO 215

Social, cultural, and intercultural factors in health and illness. Training and socialization of medical professionals, roots of medical power and authority, organization and operation of health care facilities. U.S. health care system and its main problems. Comparison of health care systems in the U.S. and in other countries. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 5-August 11)

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Urban Sociology

CAS SO 244

An analysis of cities and urban phenomena in preindustrial, industrial, and postindustrial societies with an emphasis on European and U.S. urbanization. A comparison of social scientific "theories" used to explain these same phenomena. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 5-August 11)

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Sociology of Popular Culture

CAS SO 253

Examines the development of sociological perspectives on popular culture and consumption, with a goal of analyzing contemporary culture, fashions, and trends. The role of consumption and everyday cultural practices in larger systems of inequality is examined, with a focus on consumer identities and the fields of food, art, music, and film. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 6-August 10)

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