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College Catalog 2016-2017 
College Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSO 224 - HNR SSC The Amish in Modern Society

4.00 credits.
(Social Sciences Core Course - Honors)
*A Guided Writing and Research Course.
Sociological theories and concepts will be used to analyze and compare Amish society with contemporary American society. Using concepts such as power, class, culture, gender, inequality, deviance, social control and technology, the course will explore fundamental differences between Amish society and modern life. The course will examine the Amish in the context of modern culture to explore questions about how societies construct values and organize social behavior, and how their members view the idea of progress, the impact of technology on human experience, and the roots of social well-being. *Students who have taken SO 364  may not take this course. Honors students only. Fall semester.