Sep 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 445 - Sociology of Emotions


Units: 4
Explores emotions as social constructs that are defined, shaped, changed, and transmitted through culture and social relations, often reflecting and reinforcing power and status differences.

Equivalent Quarter Course: SOC 3505.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will demonstrate an ability to engage in open-minded discussions across social differences on the topic under study. 
  2. Students will engage in group work and class discussions and communicate their understanding of the topic through written assignments.
  3. Students will analyze how social and cultural differences contribute to the construction of emotions and to norms governing the expression of emotions.
  4. Students will read, interpret, integrate and analyze different scholarly theories and empirical scholarship on the social context of the formation and expression of emotions.




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