SOC 341 Soc of Dev & Social Change

Prerequisites: GSTR 310 and a course approved to meet Practical Reasoning (PR or PRQ)

Offered: Typically offered alternate Fall terms (next expected to be offered Fall 2014)

The sociology of development is concerned with sociological studies of causes and processes of social and economic change in the 'developing' or Third World countries. This course looks at the social, demographic, and economic structures of nations. It is a study of the human dimensions of societal development. The topics include the history of the world since 1945, theoretical approaches to social change, comparative consideration of the economic and social structures of less-developed countries, and an examination of the relationship between development policy and factors of social change. World Culture (Western) component of the International Perspective. 1 Course Credit


1 Course Credit