48.315 Public Sociology

Public Sociology

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 33259
Status Active

Public sociology includes sociological initiatives targeting non-university audiences and serving the public good. This course will 1) introduce and critique the various conceptualizations of public sociology linking them to broad schools of sociological theory; 2) explore alternative field models and methods, preparing students for field projects in future semesters; and 3) expose students to sociological practitioners and practices compatible with the mission of the university and department. From a liberal arts perspective, the course stresses critical thinking and communication skills.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 48.101 Intro to Sociology.