2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

SOCI 2210 - Social Challenges and Controversies in Gaming


This class provides an in-depth examination of the problematic side of games, gaming, and gaming culture as well as possible solutions to those problems. Students will explore the causes and consequences of important issues of social concern as they relate to gaming contexts. Topics will include social bias, prejudice and discrimination, hate speech and harassment, interpersonal conflict between gamers, toxicity in gaming communities, misrepresentation and stereotyping, and human aggression. 3 credits.