SOC 278 Global Sociology • 5 Cr.


How are people around the world deeply intertwined in a complex web of relationships? Explore a variety of political, cultural, and social changes that are transforming our world. Investigate globalization and its consequences. Using literature, art, film and popular culture, examine how countries are increasingly interconnected by flows of information, money, and people.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Explain globalization from a sociological perspective and how race, class, gender, and culture influence our relationships to globalization.
  • Describe how globalization has altered conceptions of national boundaries, citizenship, and the ethical implications of a global world.
  • Articulate the impact of globalization on your own life.