The application of an asset-based community development framework to address environmental, economic, and social issues at the community-level in the United States. Sp Sem. Prereq: ENR 3500 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 542.
Contemporary struggles and experiences of rural social groups in the 'Third World' in the context of development and globalization; emphasis on grassroots initiatives and resistance movements. Au Sem. Prereq: 3 cr hrs in RurlSoc, Sociol, or a related social science, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 378. GE soc sci indivs and groups and diversity global studies course.
Principles of society, major social institutions, and social change; emphasizes social changes in rural life, rural organizations, population, and family living. Au, Sp Sems. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 105, Sociol 1101 (101), or 201. GE soc sci orgs and polities and diversity soc div in the US course.