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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 375 - Urban Sociology

Units: 4
Historical and contemporary examination of urban life including community, race, geography, urban and suburban cultures and lifestyles, stratification, housing, crime, economic and environmental issues, demographic changes. Explores both urbanization in the US and in the international context. 

Equivalent Quarter Course: SOC 4450.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Read and analyze a variety sociological research and critically examine the veracity of knowledge claims by mastery of concepts in critical reading.
  2. Effectively communicate in writing, as well as engage in educated, open-minded discussions on socio-culturally diverse beliefs, perspectives, and norms.
  3. Understand social diversity, read and understand academic studies on and critically analyze cultural representations of populations subordinated by race/ethnicity, social class, gender.
  4. Understand theoretical issues with the ability to read, interpret, integrate, and synthesize abstract sociological arguments and theories.

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