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SOC 362. Social Change

Credits: 3
Department: Sociology
Description: Change in interpersonal relationships and in societal institutions.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze the theoretical perspectives, directions, processes, patterns and consequences of social change.
2. Examine and evaluate the factors and policies that stimulate or hinder the acceptance of change.
3. Identify and apply major theoretical frameworks, concepts, methods and research addressing the social change.
4. Critically analyze how social institutions and processes affect social change and quality of life.
5. Identify, evaluate, and explore the unintended consequences and cost of both planned and unplanned change for society.

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