Formal organizations such as social groups, such as businesses, governments, educational institutions and trade unions are established in a more or less deliberate manner for the attainment of specific goals. Focuses on topics such as institutionalization, leadership, change, rationality, bureaucracy, structure, power and technology.
Prerequisite: A 1000-level course in social science. Course credit exclusions: AP/HREQ 3480 6.00 (prior to Fall 2013), AP/SOCI 3490 6.00.
PRIOR TO FALL 2009: Prerequisite: A 1000-level course in social science. Course credit exclusions: AK/SOCI 3480 6.00, AS/SOCI 3620 6.00.