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Training in areas of expertise that are useful in a world increasingly shaped by economic and social forces of a truly global dimension

Cornell University undergraduates who wish to prepare for postgraduate study in professional schools–business, management, or law–or a career in business or nonprofit organizations are encouraged to take courses in economic sociology, new institutionalism, network analysis and organizational studies; all areas of expertise that are useful in a world increasingly shaped by economic and social forces of a truly global dimension.

Economy & Society Courses:

  • SOC 2190: Introduction to Economic Sociology (R. Swedberg)
  • SOC 3950: Advanced Economic Sociology (V. Nee)
  • SOC 4920: Economic Sociology of Entrepreneurship (V. Nee)
  • SOC 2090: Networks D. (Easley & J. Kleinberg)
  • SOC 2230: Culture in Markets and Economies (P. Sanyal)
  • SOC 2560: Sociology of Law (E. Cornwell)
  • SOC 3040: Social Networks and Social Processes (D. Strang)
  • SOC 4330: Seminar in Economy & Society (V. Nee)
  • SOC 4340: Online Social and Information Networks (M. Macy)
  • SOC 4360: Capitalism: Actors, Institutions, Politics and Culture (R. Swedberg)
  • SOC 5400: Organizational Research (D. Strang)
  • SOC 6110: Introduction to Network Theory and Methods (M. Brashears)
  • SOC 6260: Controversies in Economic Sociology (R. Swedberg)
  • SOC 6330: Seminar in Economy & Society (V. Nee)
  • SOC 6380: Culture in Economic Sociology (P. Sanyal)
  • SOC 6490: The New Institutionalism (V. Nee)
  • SOC 6530: The New Institutionalism II: Social Structure, Markets and Actors (V. Nee)

For More Information

Please contact Todd Arthur Bridges, Managing Director of CSES, for additional information on the courses offered and how the courses will prepare you for a career in business, finance, and law.

“A hardhitting economic sociology would attempt to draw on the best of sociology and economics, and to unite interests and social relations in one and the same analysis.”— Richard Swedberg