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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences


Sociology Department

This concentration does not have any mandatory requirements. However, themes that are explored in lower level courses provide a foundation for more in-depth study in the higher level courses. The concentration has six central courses, which can be chosen from the following:

SC031/SOCY1031: Society and Environmental Transformations (Gareau)

SC092/SOCY1092: Peace or War (Derber)

SOCY1501: Global Implications of Climate Change (Gareau and Pisani)

SOCY1509: Planet in Peril: History and Future of Human Impacts (Schor and Parthasarati)

SC349/SOCY3349: Select Topics in Environmental Studies/The Domination of Nature (Gareau)

SOCY3346: Environmental Justice (Ouimette, Dept.)

SC375/SOCY3375: Economic Crisis and Social Change (Derber)

SC560/SOCY5560: Consumption and Sustainability (Schor)

SOCY5562: Environmental Sociology I (Jorgenson)

SOCY7763: Topics in Environmental Sociology (Schor)

SOCY7779 & SOCY7780: Environmental Sociology Workshop I & II (Gareau, Jorgenson, Schor)

Note that links to syllabi are for the most recent times the classes were offered (as of 2017F). Syllabi for the current term may be found at our office hours and syllabus page.