Jul 06, 2022
SOC 320 - Social Inequalities
Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: Social Justice
The relationship between unequal access to economic and political resources and social locations in systems of class, race, ethnicity, gender, and/or citizenship.
Equivalent Quarter Course: SOC 3420.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: Overlay - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Read and interpret various quantitative measures of inequality and poverty.
- Engage in open minded discussions of diverse cultural beliefs and perspectives.
- Critically analyze institutional sources of inequalities and cultural representations of oppressed groups while working toward social justice.
- Read, integrate, and synthesize abstract sociological analyzes and theories presented in peer reviewed course materials.
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
- use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity;
- describe the challenges to achieving social justice; and
- identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, or the world.
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