SOCY 162 Sociology of Organizations

Introduces students to a range of sociological approaches to the study of organizations. Covers the origins of organizations and informal organization. Also introduces a number of theoretical approaches to organizational studies. The course is relevant for organizational analyses applied in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. In addition to reading foundational texts and theory, students also apply key concepts in the course to assignments with real-world applications.


Prerequisite(s): SOCY 1 or SOCY 10 or SOCY 15 or by permission of the instructor. Enrollment is restricted to sociology, Latin American and Latino studies/sociology, and global information and social enterprise studies majors.



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