Mar 27, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 349 - Law and Society

Law is studied through the major sociological perspectives by examining law and its relations with the economy, policy, family, religion, socioeconomic production, social class, gender, and race and ethnicity.

Prerequisite: SOC 107.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss the core sociological perspectives in relation to law as a social institution, structure, and process.
  • Identify and discuss law and its relationships to the social stratification dimensions of social class, gender, and race, and ethnicity.
  • Identify and discuss the regulatory role law has for other social institutions.
  • Identify and discuss how institutions and social movements shape the formation of law.
  • Identify and discuss the complex relations between law and culture.
  • Identify and discuss how law is socially constructed through the enactment of social roles located in the social field of the courts and legal system.

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