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SOC 3690  SOCIAL INEQUALITY (3 credits)

Considers social inequality from a sociological vantage point, introducing students to the structure of inequality, power, and privilege. Attention is paid to the intersections of various forms of inequality, including an examination of class, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and sexual orientation, immigration, age, ability, etc. The consequences of social inequality for life chances and social mobility are examined.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 1010 and sophomore standing; or permission of instructor.