Skip to content

Module 1

KARL MARX AND THE BEGINNING OF MODERN SOCIAL THEORY

The primary target audience for this module are students enrolled in the required Sociological Theory course, of which the department offers multiple sections each semester.  In addition to Sociological Theory, this module will be important for students enrolled in sociology courses (see list below) that address issues relating to the Department of Sociology organizing theme of social justice, to social class and inequalities, foundations of sociology, power, social movements, poverty, and globalization.  Furthermore, this module will be of use to students in political science, philosophy, religion, and global studies.  Combined, each semester there will be upward of 400 students who will benefit from this module in sociology

Primary:

          321 Sociological Theory

Secondary:

          110 Social Justice and Social Change

          120 General Sociology

          250 Introduction to Global Studies

          341 Social Inequality

          344 Power and Society

          345 Collective Behavior and Social Movements

          442 Comparative Poverty and Development

          446 The Modern World System

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.