What are we talking about when we talk about gender? How do issues related to gender and gender expression interact with other identities, like race, class, and sexuality? In this course, you’ll use a sociological lens to explore important themes like gender roles, gender representation in the media, the spectrum of sexuality, political and economic issues, and various theories related to gender.
To understand contemporary social interactions, you must understand the role of social equality in issues of power, privilege, and prestige. In this course, you will learn about the development of ruling classes and elites, as well as social mobility and bases of inequality with an emphasis on how they may impact our society in the future.
In this course, you will examine the world of athletics and discuss sports as a microcosm of society. You’ll analyze the relationship between sport and crime through sociological and criminological lenses, with particular attention to themes like subculture, deviance, white collar crime, domestic violence, and the unintended consequences of sport in the United States and abroad.