Catalogue 2012 - 2013

SO 410 Social Change

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

SO 101 and junior or senior standing or instructor's permission.

Course Description

This is a study of the major social and cultural changes occurring in contemporary societies with major emphasis on the United States. Topics include social trends, planned social change and social invention, technological development as a cause of unplanned social change, the transformation of the workplace in industrial and information societies, and social movements.