SOCI 420 The Origin and Development of Social Theory

This course covers the emergence and growth of social science thought and its application to contemporary issues. Special emphasis is given to the writing of early social scientists and their contemporary counterparts. The purpose of this course is to encourage advanced social science students, and others who may be interested, to synthesize their own ideas in relation to the thinking of these major figures.




ENGL 106, ENGL 107, or ENGL 206 and any interested senior who has taken two upper-level social science courses or by permission of the instructor