Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2023

Course Description

This introductory undergraduate course is intended for second-year students or higher who are interested in understanding race, class, and gender from global and transnational perspectives. Seeing all social problems as global and transnational, this course explores what we can learn from sociological studies from and on different parts of the world and what it means to seek global solidarity in sociological knowledge production.

Student Outcomes

After taking this course, students will be able to: - Use the sociological imagination to compare and analyze public issues in different countries and cultures. - Understand stratification and inequality by race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, and other important identity markers from global and transnational perspectives. - Interpret social interactions at the micro, meso, macro, and global levels. - Identify and analyze strategies that individuals and organizations across the globe have used in the past and can develop in the future to address and ameliorate social injustice.