SOC262 Week 1 Discussion
As we begin to explore contemporary American society, we start with a brief history of the discipline and introduces different sociological theories, including contemporary perspectives. More importantly, we will investigate some practical uses for these theories.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
How does your pursuit of a college education affect society in general?
What are the social effects of your decision to become a student, both now and after graduation?
How would the functionalist, conflict, and interactionist perspectives of sociology each interpret your decision to earn a degree?