SOCY 3203 Consumer Society and Consumer Culture
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 46.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Development of consumer society in modern times, with emphasis on the United States and comparison with other countries. Critical analysis of major institutions, media, and social and cultural norms, and gender, generational, and ethnic identities, that shape and reflect global consumer culture.
Prerequisite: one of the following: Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] with a grade of B- or higher; Core Studies 3 with a grade of B- or higher; Business 3100 [50.2]; Sociology *1101 .