Inequality and Society

Inequality and Society
Distribution of economic and social resources (financial, status, prestige, power, and authority) as they relate to life changes, lifestyle, and social justice.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSOC 307 & SOC 310
 RecommendedSoc 404 or 405 or concurrent enrollment.
 ProgramsContaining SOC 422
Course Outcomes


Develop Christ-like empathy for individuals and groups who struggle in society and find ways to extend compassion

Inequality literature

know the origins and developments of inequality literature; understand origins of inequality and contemporary arguments grounded in qualitative and quantitative evidence; understand limitations of data collection

Nature vs. nurture

Be conversant in the nature vs. nurture argument using the history of the IQ test to outline the development of dognitive skill debate.