Jun 20, 2018  
2010-2011 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOC 200 - Introduction to Sociological Thought

3 credits
Prerequisites: SOC 101 or ANT 111, or SOC/ANT 113, SOC and CJS Majors, SOC and ANT Minors only.
Introduces students to the ideas of classic social philosophers who shaped modern social thought including writers such as Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Smith, Burke, Wollstonecraft, Toqueville, Marx, Durkheim, and Weber. Explores the questions, problems, and intellectual tasks of theorizing about society and our social lives as well as some of the most important competing ways in which previous social theorists have gone about this task.