Topics in Sociology

CAS SO 493

Topics seminar that takes in-depth look at a social issue. May be repeated for credit as topics change. One topic for Fall 2021: Meritocracy. Prereq: junior standing and at least two prior sociology courses; or consent of instructor. This course critically evaluates the concept of "meritocracy," its origins and contemporary adoption as an ideal worth striving for. What would a true meritocracy look like, what are its societal implications and what social processes may stand in its way?

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Mijs SOC 252 W 2:30 pm-5:15 pm Mts w/GRS SO770
Class Full

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