Five College Consortium

Foundations of Sociological Th

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UMass Amherst
This is a course designed to introduce the key theories at use in sociology and other related academic disciplines, with close attention paid to inequality, solidarity, individualism, bureaucracy and capitalism. The goal is to provide a theoretical web and collaborative learning experiences wherein students will be able to situate social theories and debates in relation to one another, in relation to the theories/perspectives of other disciplines, and also in relation to important issues of the day. This course meets the Integrative Experience requirement for BA-Sociol majors through exercises and activities to facilitate reflection on, and integration of, prior General Education and Sociology courses.

Open to Senior and Junior Sociology majors only.

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Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Foundations of Sociological Th
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
AD02 0.0

F 10:10AM 11:00AM