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Module 2 — Durkheim and French Sociology

EMILE DURKHEIM AND THE FOUNDATIONS OF FRENCH SOCIOLOGY

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 courses (see list below) that address issues relating to social class, foundations of sociology, and especially the large constituency of students who major in criminal justice.  In addition, the importance of Durkheim to the sociology of religion makes this module especially relevant to students who major in religion.  Combined, each semester there will be upward of 200 students who will benefit from this module in sociology.

Primary:

          321 Sociological Theory

Secondary:

          120 General Sociology

          341 Social Inequality

          350 Criminology

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