Description: This course will challenge the student to consider personal socio-political value systems through understanding present sociological, philosophical, and social work theories on social, economic, and political stratification. Students apply classical and modern theoretical models, empirical data, and concepts of global citizenship and sustainability to evaluate current institutions and social systems that support stratification in contemporary society. Course activities challenge students to use analytical tools for recognizing, analyzing, and working to solve problems of social inequality. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2019
Prerequisite: Junior Status or higher