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Course ID: SOC  425
Effective Date: 03/02/2017
Title: Sociology of Leisure - CUE
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: Prerequisite: SOC 201 and SOC 323; or nine hours at the 300+ level in one social science; or consent of the instructor. This course offers a sociological examination of how leisure interacts with gender, race and ethnicity, age, social class and other important social characteristics. It also considers how social theories, some unique to leisure studies, can be applied to key topics in the field, such as socialization into and through leisure activities, how leisure shapes well-being, the commodification of leisure, and tourism.


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