Dec 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 309 - The Sociology of Work

(3 Credits)

An analysis of the division of labor in contemporary American society. Historical trends are reviewed. Blue collar, clerical, technical-professional, management, semi-professional, and professional work will be examined in detail, with particular attention given to work in the corporation. Among the major issues considered are work satisfaction, alienation, union membership, rationalization, and power and opportunity.

Prerequisite(s): PSY 160  or SOC 161  or consent of instructor.

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