Jul 20, 2018  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019
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SOC 102 - Why We Want: A Sociology of Desire and Consumption

Credits: 4


This course provides a general orientation to the discipline of sociology and surveys prominent theological, anthropological, psychological and sociological perspectives on the shaping of human wants, needs and tastes. In its focus on the institutional mechanisms of consumer society, it fosters awareness of the social and environmental consequences of our collective patterns of consumption and encourages moral and ethical reflection on the same.

Introductory sociology and social work course.

 



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