Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 University Bulletin
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SOC 240 - Self and Society

3 Credit 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 core area requirement in social sciences.



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