SOC 385: Social Theory (3) (F)
The nature and the role of theorizing in science and the history of social theory. The rise of classical sociological theories including the writings of Comte, Marx, Durkheim, Simmel and Weber, and the nature of the contemporary sociological theories of Parsons, Merton, C.W. Mills, Goffman and Wallerstein.
Prerequisite: SOC 201.