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.