SELF AND SOCIETY

An examination of how the discipline of sociology approaches 'micro-level' phenomenon. Emphasis is on the formation of the self, the socialization process, and the importance of language to social interaction. Beginning with the premise that social reality is a social construction which has been created through our interactions with others, the implications of this premise for the version of reality each of us experiences is explored. Prerequisite: SOC 101 with a minimum grade of "C".

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
SOC
Course Number: 
225
Academic Program(s): 
Sociology