• Thematic Cluster: Culture and Community
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-reqs required: No
  • Course Frequency: Generally offered at least once per academic year
  • Course Notes / Requirements: The syllabus below is a sample syllabus. For up-to-date course information, please refer to the syllabus on your Canvas course site on the first day of class.
  • Syllabus: Syllabus File

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the sociology of culture. We will begin by discussing how sociologists have defined “culture” its impact behavior and social interactions. We will then cover a variety of different topics including the relationships between culture and class, race, politics, markets, as well as cultural change and subcultures. Students will develop a knowledge of different sociological theories and findings in the domain of culture.