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What is a disaster? How do social structures, groups and institutions react to the loss of social function as a result of natural, technological, or sociopolitical events? This upper level course explores social effects of disaster from both a macro and a micro level of analysis, using social theories of organizational behavior, political sociology, community development, religion, urban planning, and rural sociology that inform the field of disaster research.
Prerequisites: Upper-level standing with advanced-level critical thinking, reading, research and writing skills. A previous study (or equivalent knowledge) in social theory or structure is desirable, but not mandatory.
This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.
This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
Other Areas: The Arts | Business, Management & Economics | Community & Human Services | Communications, Humanities & Cultural Studies | Educational Studies | Historical Studies | Human Development | Labor Studies | Nursing | Science, Math & Technology | Social Theory, Structure & Change
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. May. Sep.
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