May 25, 2019  
2012-2013 General Catalog 

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SOC 4500 - Global Issues in Sociology

3 credits

Global issues in sociology addresses the globalization of cultures and societies. We will explore global events along with the trends, and issues that are contributing to international inequalities. Specifically, the course focuses on the global impact of the culture of capitalism. This includes: capitalism and the nation-state, population growth, hunger, poverty, disease, exploitation of the environment, and the changing status of indigenous groups through a global economy. The emphasis of this course will be developing a global perspective of the contemporary world. The course will consider the interrelations between imperialism, colonialism, post-colonialism, regionalism, and globalism. (Spring)

Prerequisite: SOC 1010  or SOC 1020 
General Education Course: No

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