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SOC 164
Investigating the Dynamics of Socioeconomic Classes


Credits: 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

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Lecture Hours:20


Description
Explores the relationships that exist between socio-economic classes and helps create awareness on the values, priorities, and resources pertaining to those classes. Recommended: READ 088

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Research the definitions of social classes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the hidden rules of economic class.
  • Identify resources for a stable, full life.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the process of change between the social classes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of expectations that exist between the social classes.
  • Plan processes to include effective relationships between social classes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of diversity between social classes, and the relevance in today's culture.
  • Discuss the importance of the ability to communicate with diverse registers of language.

  • Course Topics
  • Understanding Poverty
  • Process and Stages of Change
  • The Rich/Poor Gap
  • Hidden Rules of Economic Class, Language, Code Switching
  • Negotiation of Resources
  • Self-Assessment
  • Community Assessment
  • Building Resources
  • Your Plan for Achieving, Maintaining, and Sharing Prosperity

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.