sociology week one participation

Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial post and 2 replies to other students.

Due Thursday

As we begin to explore contemporary American society, we start with a brief history of the discipline and introduces different sociological theories, including contemporary perspectives. More importantly, we will investigate some practical uses for these theories.

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

  • How does your pursuit of a college education affect society in general?
  • What are the social effects of your decision to become a student, both now and after graduation?
  • How would the functionalist, conflict, and interactionist perspectives of sociology each interpret your decision to earn a degree?