Sep 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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SOC 250 - Individual and Society


This course is an introduction to the sociological study of the self and reality. It focuses on the various ways that social forces shape individual identity and experiences, as well as how we experience social interactions and the physical reality we live in. Topics covered include how a -self- is a social rather than entirely personal entity, how social identity related to gender, race, and class is learned, the nature of emotion work in difficult social situations, and how our understanding of the biology and experiences related to sexuality are socially shaped. Course codes: BR. Prerequisite: any social science PEQ or permission of instructor.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course codes: BR. Prerequisite: any social science PEQ or permission of instructor. Term cycle: fall. Yearly cycle: even years.

Credits: 3



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