|CLASS CODE:||SOC 370||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A sociological approach to the dilemma of power, economic and status differentiations in American society.|
|TAUGHT:||Winter, Summer, Fall|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||An analysis of social stratification in American life. A topical approach may be used, i.e. power, slavery, class, economics, etc.
Theory, types, dimensions of social stratification will be discussed.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||To develop in students an understanding of the role of stratification in Amercian life.|
|REQUIREMENTS:||The course will consist of lecture and discussions relative to stratification readings or a text will be required along with a significant term paper. Two exams will be administered.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Soc 111 and 112 strongly recommended.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|