SOCI3347 Sociology of Work

Course Description

Analyzes dramatic changes occurring in the work lives of Americans and considers the future of American workers within the global economy. Explores emerging labor markets and technology in shaping contemporary American work settings.

Course Credits: 3

PrerequisitesIntroduction to Sociology SOCI_1301.

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the technical and social dimensions of work within the diversity of cultures and societies and the factors which influence social behavior at work;
  • Apply critical thinking and reflection to issues pertaining to human society at work;
  • Appraise differences and issues pertaining to race, gender, sexual orientation, social class, age, physical ability and other characteristics that form bases for personal and institutional discrimination;
  • Practice lifetime skills of communication, problem-solving and social interaction.