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Course Description:

This course is a brief survey of some of the classical and contemporary social theories used in the social sciences. Using excerpts from original works, students will explore the works of Durkheim, Marx, and Weber as well as those who challenged classical theorist ideology. Approximately one half of the course focuses upon identity theories that extend the great conversations of social thought to contemporary society.

Knowledge and understanding of sociological and/or anthropological terms, principles, and concepts at an introductory level.

This online course is offered through Online 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.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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