For this assignment, you are required to write a critical analysis of your personal experiences with sociology based on the readings in the course. You can choose to focus on anything you would like (i.e. racial identity, socialization, ethnicity, experie

In completing the assignment, please address the following questions:

  • How would you characterize yourself? This could be your racial/ethnic identity, your social class background, your gender, your sexuality, etc. Has your identity changed overtime and if so, how?
  • How do your identities compare or contrast with your family members’ identities?  Has this difference ever caused a conflict?
  • How has stratification played out in your life? (Ex: education, labor market, family, religion, etc.)
  • How has socialization influenced your life? How has socialization contributed to your cultural beliefs?
  • What has sociology taught you about your life experiences? Has sociology changed your perspective on the world? Has sociology changed your perspective on your career?

Formatting:

  • 4-6 pages, double spaced (NOT including references)
  • 1” margins
  • Times New Roman font
  • Incorporate all relevant course material (videos, lecture, readings, etc.) 
  • You should use your personal opinion but also include the course material
  • Citations need to be in ASA or APA format: in-text citations and reference page

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