Goucher College 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

SOC 106 - The Sociological Imagination (3 Cr.)

The sociological perspective focuses on the link between individual experience, the current social context, and the past. Exploration of this link and examination of cultural variations in social interaction and the development of self, the formation of families and communities, the processes that produce conformity or deviance, and the conditions that lead to conflict and social change through selected readings, case studies, novels, and films. Tracing of changes in work, marital relationships, religious practices, and political participation. Uses theories and methods of sociology to explore the influence of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and age on the human experience. Fall semester, repeated spring semester.