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SOC 318 Urbanism and Modernism

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II or 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV or 3 credits in Area of Knowledge V.

Course Description: A study of how artists, writers, sociologists, and film makers around the world contribute to the construction of modern urban culture. The course explores what the paintings, poems, theories, and films have in common. By examining imported modern and postmodern ideas students gain insights into the makers of modern metropolitan culture. By looking at the processes of modernization and urbanization around the world, they gain a deeper understanding of the social and economic consequences of these processes.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring - Even years.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

SOC 102 Minimum Grade of D