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Honors Seminar: Zen Sociology

Course Number: SOC 250
Credits: 2
Hours per Quarter: 20

Lecture Hours:20


Description
This honors seminar explores Zen Sociology, which sociologist Bernard McGrane describes as "applied meditation". As with all sociology courses, the relation between society and self is explored. Using McGrane's book, The Un-TV and the 10MPH Car: Experiments in Personal Freedom and Everyday Life, students will observe and experience everyday life in a new, eye-opening, outside-of-the-box manner. Prerequisite: Member of Honors program or instructor permission.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Student will develop an awareness of the globalization and impact of corporate commercialism on the culture (language, dress, food, and retail practices) of developing countries.
B. Student will use critical reasoning in developing ideas and concepts and articulating them in a rich intellectual discussion.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
SOC 250
Spring 2013
1522
Susan Palmer
SOC 250
Winter 2005
2191
Susan Palmer


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)