Stratification Doctoral Concentration
Chair: Dr. Milan Zafirovski
The study of social stratification involves the study of grounded and reproduced inequalities found in society in terms of wealth, power, and status. Social stratification may focus on specific groups that experience inequality such as racial, sexual, age, and income groups. Many of the UNT and Texas Womans University faculty include stratification as one of their areas of study. Faculty involved in the social stratification concentration from UNT include Drs: Cynthia Cready, Daniel Rodeheaver, George Yancey, Dale Yeatts, and Milan Zafirovski. Faculty involved in the social stratification concentration from TWU include Drs. Linda Marshall, Philip Yang, and Lisa Zotarelli.
COURSES THAT CAN BE TAKEN TO SATISFY THE CONCENTRATION
Foundations of Social Stratification—deals with the fundamental theoretical concepts, methodological approaches, and empirical findings of the study of social stratification.
Development and Social Change
Gender and Society
Global Inequality and Stratification
Race and Ethnic Groups in the United States
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
Sociology of Education
Others can be taken with approval
FREQUENCY OF COURSE OFFERINGS
The core course, Foundations of Social Stratification is offered once every third semester in rotation between UNT and TWU.
Elective courses are offered by individual faculty members according to their teaching schedules.