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SY 312. Sociology of Work. 3 Hours.

This course examines work-related processes, social structures, and role behavior associated with blue-collar, white-collar, executive, and professional levels of employment. Among the topics considered are socialization in work roles; occupational professional ideologies; the interrelationship of work, status, and life-style; and adjustment to life cycle changes as they affect work and career. Particular attention will be focused on changing work patterns and values in the late twentieth century. Prerequisite(s): SY 201.