Sociology of Rural Communities

Sociology of Rural Communities
Review and critique of major theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of community, with a focus on rural communities.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSoc 311, 370, or instructor's consent.
 ProgramsContaining SOC 528
Course Outcomes: 

Critical Analysis

Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze and critique current literature on the sociology of communities.

Research Proposal

Students will produce a graduate-level, testable research proposal on communities.

Data Management

Students will become familiar with data sets suitable for testing hypotheses on communities.