2020-2021 Catalog

SOC-234 Urban Sociology: A Visual & Global Approach

A comparative study of the patterns of urban life in the United States and the world. Drawing on sociological research, major changes in urban social and physical structure from the neighborhood to megacities will be explored. An examination of the impact of economic, demographic and cultural forces on the growth of cities. Issues such as gentrification, housing, sprawl, urban renewals, and planning are discussed in relation to recent global trends.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Skills: ENG 020 & ENG 090

Course Types

SS, CC-CT, CC-WC

Transfer Status

SSTR