This course introduces students to historic and current topics in sociology. Sociology is the study of the development, structure, function, collective behavior and collective problems of human society. The course introduces essential concepts, theories, and methods of the discipline. Special topics include group interaction in everyday life, altruism and morality in social contexts, evolving conceptions of the family and other social groups, societal facets of economics, and how group conduct is shaped by conceptions of gender, race, ethnicity and class.
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