This course focuses on dominant ideas or ideologies of inequality and how they are perpetuated (or not) in mass media and popular culture products such as TV shows, movies, songs, websites, games, and the like. Spring.
A study of selected social problems using a sociological lens. Problems may include alcoholism and drug addiction, crime, divorce, poverty, gender inequality, race relations, and others. Prerequisites: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL, and one course from the IS category. Fall, Spring
Sociological social psychology lies at the intersection of our inner lives and our social worlds. In this interdisciplinary course, we explore socialization, self-presentation, attitudes and behavior, interpersonal relationships, deviance, conformity, and other topics through sources from sociology, women's and gender studies, psychology, communications, and popular culture. Cross-listed with IIWGS 330. Prerequisites: 24 credits in ISP, including ITW 101 and QL. Spring.