SOCY 3305 Sociology of Housing

3 hours; 3 credits

Housing remains among the United States? most enduring social problems. This course provides an introduction to major housing problems in the U.S. and the social contexts and debates that surround them. Integrating sociological and related theory and methods, the course considers: major issues the U.S. faces in housing its population; the social, political, and economic contexts that contribute to them; the major social debates that frame them; and possible policy solutions.

Prerequisite: SOCY *1101 [5] or SOCY 1200 or SOCY 1201 or permission of the chairperson.


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