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Self, Culture and Society 3

The third course in the Self, Culture, and Society sequence focuses on the social and cultural construction of the person, with particular emphasis on issues of gender and race.  Authors include Sigmund Freud, Simone de Beauvoir and Frantz Fanon. This sequence fulfills the general education requirement in the social sciences.  

Course Code

SOSC 12300




UChicago Undergraduates
Visiting Undergraduates


Social Sciences

Class Day(s)

Tues Wed Thurs

Class Start Time


Class End Time


Primary Instructor

Mark Loeffler


Session IV

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  • Eligibility: current high school sophomores and juniors, 14 years and older (unless clearly stated otherwise); current College undergraduate students; and visiting undergraduate students.
  • The Priority application deadline is February 2. Students who apply by the Priority application deadline will have their $50 application fee waived. Any applications received after the Priority deadline will be admitted using rolling admission and will require a $50 application fee. 
  • International students who will require a visa to attend, applications will be considered no later than April 2 in order to allow enough time to complete the visa application process.
  • Rolling admissions: courses fill quickly, so submit your complete application as soon as possible.

Additional Details

  • Prerequisite: SOSC 12100; SOSC 12200.
  • Enrollment is limited to 19.

Cost & Aid

Tuition is $4,085 per course. (Full-time registration is two courses taken during the same session.)
Additional fees apply; housing and dining costs not included.

Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for high school students can be found here.
Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for undergraduates can be found here.