2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 254 - Sociology of Youth

A social-psychological analysis of adolescence and the changing position of youth in society throughout history. The course examines both social structural conditions that have created adolescence as a position of uncertainty and vulnerability in modern society, as well as diverse subcultures which youth have created as collective responses to this position. Cross-cultural and generational comparisons of adolescence will also be examined.

Prerequisite: SOC 100  or  SOC 136  
This course is applicable to the liberal arts requirements of the curriculum.
3 credits