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SOCI 495A Advanced Studies in Sociology - CLIMATE CHANGE

An intensive examination of selected topics in Sociology. Consult the department for this year's offerings.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: One of SOCI 100, SOCI 101, SOCI 102.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
SOCI 495A 101Seminar1 Wed15:0018:00

This course will introduce students to sociological insights about contemporary climate change. It will do so by considering the global nature of climate change, and its implications. No prior training in sociology is assumed. The course will provide an overview of key sociological topics related to climate change such as inequality, the social construction of environmental issues, political economy, socialization and the formation of public opinion, media coverage of climate change, social movements, and climate change impacts on communities, and community responses. Students will learn to describe and apply key theoretical perspectives to climate change topics