SOC 102 - Introduction to Sociology: Special Topics
Section: 001 The Age of Extremes: Wealth and Poverty in America
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to students who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 100, 195, 300, or 302.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Restricted to first- and second-year students.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Juniors and seniors electing an introductory course should elect SOC 300 or SOC 302.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a Sociology major.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Despite the core principle of the American Dream, the belief that everyone who works hard has an equal shot at getting rich, the chasm between the affluent and the poor is larger today than at any time since 1928. This course seeks to understand why the gap has widened over time, how this economic crisis impacts the daily lives of people on both sides of the divide, and whether it is possible to reduce class-based inequality in a wealthy society, one in which people are loath to talk openly about social class.

SOC 102 - Introduction to Sociology: Special Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30132
Open
74
 
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
30133
Open
7
7Y1 or Y2
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
30134
Open
9
9Y1 or Y2
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
30135
Open
5
5Y1 or Y2
-
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
020 (LEC)
 
27659
Open
34
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
021 (DIS)
P
27660
Open
6
6Y1 or Y2
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
022 (DIS)
P
27661
Open
4
4Y1 or Y2
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
023 (DIS)
P
27662
Open
9
10Y1 or Y2
-
F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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