UT Dallas 2015 Undergraduate Catalog

AMS4327 - The Culture of Bullying in America

AMS 4327 The Culture of Bullying in America (3 semester credit hours) This course provides a broad overview of the phenomenon of bullying in our culture as it plays out in schools, organizations, cyberspace, and the workplace. The course will examine current events/incidents, research, and trends on bullying in American culture, past to present. Bullying within schools, bully/victim characteristics and trends, gender in bullying, and bullying motivations will also be discussed. The course will consider the notion of "rank" in the dimensions of bullying and how it relates to the epidemic of bullying in American life, along with culture as it intersects with bullying activities and moral development. (3-0) Y