Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: SOC                                     Course Number: 232                                    
Course Title: Social Stratification
Subject: Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course reveals that there are social classes in America as well as individuals and groups; how all societies have classes within them; how different interests cause conflicts between classes; how members of various classes have different attitudes and life styles; how class differences influence personality, sexual behavior, job preferences, health, criminal activity and treatment by the justice system; and what patterns and trends exist for individual and group mobility up and down the social ladder.

Prerequisite: SOC 101.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: