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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 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:
  1. Read and interpret various quantitative measures of inequality and poverty.
  2. Engage in open minded discussions of diverse cultural beliefs and perspectives.
  3. Critically analyze institutional sources of inequalities  and cultural representations of oppressed groups while working toward social justice.
  4. Read, integrate, and synthesize abstract sociological analyzes and theories presented in peer reviewed course materials. 

Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity;
  2. describe the challenges to achieving social justice; and
  3. identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, or the world.

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