Contemporary experiences and activism of rural social groups in the context of development and globalization in the Global North and South. Going beyond state boundaries, the course studies the emergence of new development actors, transnational solidarity, and resilience across South-North divide. Prereq: 3 cr hrs in RurlSoc, Sociol, or a related social science; or permission of instructor.
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.
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. GE foundation social and behavioral sci course.