SOC 202 - WR - Urban Sociology
This course focuses on the social, political, economic, and cultural factors associated with development of urban communities, the characteristics of urban institutions, trends in urban planning, ecological processes, and the effects upon urban communities of development and migration. Three class hours. (SUNY-SS)
Prerequisite: SOC 101
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the evolution of urban communities from a variety of theoretical perspectives.
2. Describe the evolution of social institutions from a variety of theoretical perspectives.
3. Apply theories learned to analyze past developments and their impact on the urban community.
4. Analyze the conditions that impact urban and suburban communities.
5. Evaluate the effectiveness of contemporary urban institutions in dealing with the challenges that face urban communities today.
6. Evaluate the effectiveness of social movements in dealing with the challenges that face urban communities today.
7. Utilize writing to communicate an understanding, application, analysis or evaluation of material covered in this course.
Course Offered Fall and Spring