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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 313 - Stratification (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
This course provides an overview of classic and contemporary theories of social class and inequality within the United States and in a global context. Students will examine these as well as strategies for assessing and measuring the level of inequality within and across nations, mobility rates, and factors, i.e., religion, ethnicity, and gender that affect socio-economic status and impact life chances. Students will also evaluate the impact of social policies intended to mitigate the effects of inequality.