SOC 220 - Political Economy
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Requirements & Distribution:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The course explores human society from an interdisciplinary social scientific perspective anchored in political economic analysis. The primary focus is on modern capitalism. A wide range of social analyses is explored with an emphasis on contemporary contributions. Historical and theoretical points are considered in close relation to current affairs and to potential feasible alternatives to prevailing policies and institutions. Students are encouraged to pursue their own interests and ideas as well as to develop their capacities for insightful social analysis. The course provides extensive opportunities for discussion.

Course Requirements:

There are no prerequisites for the course. Students will take two quizzes and write two (5-7pg.) essays, in addition to participating in online and classroom discussions.

Intended Audience:

All undergraduate students

Class Format:

Seminar with two sessions per week

SOC 220 - Political Economy
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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