Oct 25, 2020  
2017-2018 University Bulletin 
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SOC 240 - Self and Society

3 hours
An examination of the social science paradigms that address how human action and human actors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others. This course emphasizes sociological social psychology and will focus on the social construction of self and the social context of everyday behavior in terms of class, race, ethnicity, gender, and age. Themes to be explored include the development of the social self, socialization and identity, attitude formation and change, prejudice, discrimination and racism, conformity, and the determinants of attraction.

Listed also as CAS 240 .

This course will satisfy the social sciences core area requirement.

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