Course Descriptions

SOC 211 - Sociology of Work - WR

3 Credits

This course applies sociological research to a study of what it means to be a worker and how work has evolved historically. This course also investigates the impact of structural inequality on workers as it relates to race, age, gender and the institution of the family. Three class hours. (SUNY-SS)

Prerequisite: SOC 101

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Examine the use of the scientific approach in conducting sociological research.
2. Apply sociological research to a study of what it means to be a worker.
3. Examine how work has evolved historically.
4. Investigate the impact of structural inequality on workers as it relates to race.
5. Research the impact of structural inequality on workers as it relates to age.
6. Investigate the impact of structural inequality on workers as it relates to gender.
7. Analyze the impact of structural inequality on workers as it relates to the social institution of the family.
8. Utilize writing to communicate an understanding, application, analysis or evaluation of material covered in this course.

Course Offered Spring only

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018