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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SO 230 - Introduction to Urban Sociology

4.00 credits.
Students will learn what sociologists have to say about urban social structure including the examination of the development of cities both historically and globally. Special focus will include suburbanization within the U.S. comparing different uses of space within local neighborhoods. Students should leave this course with a basic understanding of the core concepts of urbanization, the environmental problems associated with the urban lifestyle, and the impact of urbanization on the natural environment.