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Sociology

SOC 141 (W; US) Chicago Sociology (1)

This course will focus on Chicago during two transitional periods: the early states of the industrial and post-industrial ages. The class will investigate the economic, social and historical forces that were operative in each of the periods and how the "Chicago School," using the methods and theories of sociology, attempted to describe and explain these forces, and the social problems caused by them. Freshmen and Sophomores only or consent of instructor.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding Society; Chicago cluster.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: Hey