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SOCI.2050 Public Sociology (Formerly 48.205)

Id: 033259 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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-Req: SOCI.1010 Intro to Sociology.

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