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SOC 361 Through the Sociological Lens II

Through the Sociological Lens II involves a focus on culture, diversity, and community. This advanced sociology class focuses on using visual research methods to gain a comparative perspective during study abroad. The purpose of this course is to enable students to gain practical experience using the discipline by comparing the impact of social forces on everyday life. Students will engage in qualitative sociological inquiry by applying visual research tools. Sociology broadens social insights, fosters critical thinking, trains students in methods of gathering and analyzing data, and helps students develop their writing skills. Prerequisite: SOC 131, SOC 203, SOC 261, or permission of the instructor. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: SS-2, GP, WI. (3)