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SOCIOLOGY

SOCY-315
Classical Social Theory (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Examines the contributions of major thinkers in social theory. Focus on both "classical" thinkers, such as Marx, Durkheim, and Weber, and more contemporary theorists, such as George Herbert Mead, Talcot Parsons, and Simone de Beauvoir. Traces formative influences on existing schools of social theory. Usually offered every term. Prerequisite: SOCY-100 or SOCY-110 or SOCY-150.