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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SOC 220
Title Introduction to the Sociology of Children
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII


This course provides an overview of main issues in the Sociology of Children. Students will learn how sociological concepts such as roles, status, norms, socialization, institutions, power socialization, research methodology, and theoretical analysis apply to the study of children. They will also gain an understanding of the current state of children organizations, policies, funding, and practices. Analysis of both macro and micro issues will be included. Three lecture hours per week.