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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 425 - Work and Professions

Units: 4
Analysis of the transformation of the work process in the modern United States from one led by industrial manufacturing to an increasingly de-industrialized workplace of services, product design, advertising and finance.

Equivalent Quarter Course: SOC 3880.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Understand how the structure of the workplace of the industrial working class affected the lives of working class people. (SLO3; Maps to PLO3)
  2. Grasp the fissured structure of the contemporary workplace and the often disadvantaged position of women, minorities and immigrants in these diverse workplaces. (SLO3; Maps to PLO3)
  3. Read and comprehend sociological theories of work, de-industrialization and the changed role of management in a fissured workplace.(SLO6; Maps to PLO 6)

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