2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SOCI 30833 Sociological Theory

Prerequisite: SOCI 20213 or permission of instructor. An exploration of the foundations of sociological theory through the works of the classical theorists, e.g. Marx, Durkheim, and Weber, assessing the impact of their work on current sociological thinking and practice and on society itself. Attention will be paid to the intellectual heritage of the thinkers, their historical context and their biographical selves.