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An introduction to the study of human societies. The course presents the fundamental concepts and theories that make up the sociological perspective. These serve as tools for the analysis of social inequality, social institutions and social change.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Not open to non-degree graduate students.

Distribution: Social Science General Education course

Sociology, MA

This innovative degree program provides students with advanced knowledge in sociological theory, methods, and research. The flexible and interdisciplinary nature of the program allows students to focus on an additional academic specialty area within or outside of sociology. Department faculty members have strengths in several areas, including families and gender, health, inequality and social justice, work and organizations, race and ethnicity, and anthropology.  The department also has close connections to the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Sociology & Anthropology

...graduate courses. ANTH 1050, SOC 1010, SOC 2120, SOC 2130, SOC 2134 should be completed...