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Fall Semester 2017  

Sociology
Bernard J Zant • Bradley Hall 101 • 677-2379
SOC100The Sociological PerspectiveGenEd: SF   Core: SB(3 hours)
 01 MWF11:00 AM -11:50 AM BR050 Sarah Whetstone  
 02 MWF2:00 PM -2:50 PM BR139 Sarah Whetstone  
 03 Arr     Doug Valentine Online Course
 04 TT12:00 PM -1:15 PM BR139 Bernard J Zant  
 05 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR139 Bernard J Zant  
 06 TT3:00 PM -4:15 PM BR125 Lizabeth Crawford  
 07 Tu5:00 PM -7:30 PM BR250 Darcy Leach  
SOC200Sociology Proseminar (1 hour)
Prerequisite: Major in sociology or consent of instructor.
 01 W3:00 PM -3:50 PM BR261 Lizabeth Crawford  
SOC210Sociology of Families (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100 or consent of instructor.
 01 TT3:00 PM -4:15 PM BR139 Fae Chubin  
SOC211Contemporary Social Problems (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100 or consent of instructor.
 01 Canceled
SOC240Research Methods (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100 or consent of instructor.
 01 Tu5:00 PM -7:30 PM BR100 Lizabeth Crawford  
 Also meets in BR 122.
SOC300Cross-Cultural Perspectives On GenderGenEd: NW   Core: WC(3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100, ANT 101, or consent of instructor.
 01 MWF11:00 AM -11:50 AM BR139 Jacqueline L Hogan  
SOC313Race, Ethnicity, and Power (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100, SOC 212 or consent of instructor
 01 MWF10:00 AM -10:50 AM BR125 Sarah WhetstoneCore: WI 
SOC315Gender and SocietyGenEd: SF   Core: SB(3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100 or instructor consent.
 01 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM BR250 Fae Chubin  
SOC320Social Theory (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC Major, SOC Minor, or consent of Instructor.
 01 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM BR142 Darcy Leach  
SOC321Individual and SocietyGenEd: HP(3 hours)
Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of instructor.
 01 Canceled
SOC330Perspectives On Deviance (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100.
Alternates with SOC 332
 01 MW2:00 PM -3:15 PM BR120 Bernard J Zant  
SOC344Social Movements (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100 or consent of instructor.
 01 *R* M5:00 PM -7:30 PM BR132 Darcy Leach  
SOC345Political Sociology (3 hours)
Prerequisite: SOC 100 or consent of instructor.
 01 Canceled
SOC391Internship in Applied Sociology (3 hours)
Prerequisite: prior arrangement, consent of Department Chair. SOC 391 is prerequisite for SOC 392.
 01 *R* Arr     Bernard J Zant  
SOC392Internship in Applied Sociology (3 hours)
Prerequisite: prior arrangement, consent of Department Chair. SOC 391 is prerequisite for SOC 392.
 01 *R* Arr     Bernard J Zant  
SOC450Senior Seminar in Sociology (3 hours)
Prerequisite: Major in sociology, senior standing or consent of instructor.
 01 Th5:00 PM -7:30 PM BR245 Lizabeth Crawford  
SOC490Directed Readings (1 to 3 hours)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
 01 *R* Arr     Bernard J Zant  
 02 *R* Arr     Lizabeth Crawford  
 03 *R* Arr     Darcy Leach  
SOC491Directed Research I (1 to 3 hours)
Prerequisite: 3.5 GPA in Sociology and consent of instructor.
 01 Arr     Sarah Whetstone  
SOC492Directed Research II (1 to 3 hours)
Prerequisite: 3.5 GPA in Sociology and consent of instructor.
 01 Arr     Sarah Whetstone  
 
Sociological insight into study of humans, society, and culture.
Overview of the discipline of sociology. Focus on specializations within the field, possible career paths, and options for graduate study. Introduction to discipline-specific research and writing skills. Discussion of faculty members' ongoing research activities. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.
Examination of the notion of the U.S. American family from a sociological perspective. Focus on perceptions of the family throughout U.S. American history, in mass media, and in relation to public policy; the historical transformation of families; the diverse and changing aspects of families; and the impact of social change and problems on the families of U.S.A. Emphasis on how society and the economic system affect families.
Sociological analysis of current social problems in the U.S.: poverty, racism, sexism, agism, medical care, the environment, population, urban disorganization, crime, juvenile delinquency, alcoholism, drug addiction, family disorganization, and mental illness. Use of different perspectives promotes a broad understanding of the study of social problems.
Social research methods: research design and models of observation, including single subject and program evaluation, quantitative and qualitative methods, sampling techniques, questionnaire construction, types of surveys, measurement problems, and data analysis.
Examines the construction of gender in non-western societies, concentrating on the way gender shapes and is shaped by power relations in these societies.
Analysis of dominant-minority group relations. The emergence and dynamic of racism. Exploration of the experience of various ethnic and "racial" groups.
An examination of gender as a system of stratification, as a social construction, and as a system of meaning which changes trans-historically and differs cross-culturally. Focus on structural and interactional aspects of gender inequality, as well as the relationship between gender and other social hierarchies, including class, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexuality.
Development of contemporary social thought from its Euro- American roots. Covers major strands of both classic and contemporary social theory.
Various philosophical conceptions of the relationship between the individual and social order; nature and status of individuality in the modern world. Emphasis on critical evaluation of influential systems of thought: Marxism, phenomenology, and critical theory.
Analysis of the concept and nature of deviance and its various forms, with emphasis on various theoretical perspectives on nature and causation of deviance.
Focus on the emergence and organization of social movements and the conditions under which they successfully bring about social change. Examination of the theory and practice of social movements against the historical backdrop of several important American and European movements over the last half century, including the civil rights, women's, environmental, and peace movements, and the current international movement against corporate globalization.
Introduction to major themes, concepts, and debates in political sociology. Focus on the relationships between the State and other collective actors in society (e.g. interest groups, political parties, social classes, and social movements) and related social issues, including the political power of corporations, religion and politics; the tensions inherent in free market, socialist, and social democratic political-economic systems; the role of the State in addressing social inequality; and the tension between security and civil/human rights.
Supervised work in applied settings; study of practical problems from the perspective of the discipline.
Supervised work in applied settings; study of practical problems from the perspective of the discipline.
Students will have the opportunity to synthesize and integrate perspectives from their sociology courses and apply these perspectives to real-world social problems.
Special study on topics with faculty supervision.
Empirical research with faculty supervision.
Extended individual research with faculty supervision.
This course meets a General Education requirement.
C1 - English Composition
C2 - English Composition
SP - Speech
MA - Mathematics
WC - Western Civilization
NW - Non-Western Civilization
FA - Fine Arts
HL - Human Values - Literary
HP - Human Values - Philosophical
CD - Cultural Diversity
SF - Social Forces
FS - Fundamental Concepts in Science
TS - Science & Technology in the Contemporary World
This course meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
OC - Communication - Oral Communication
W1 - Communication - Writing 1
W2 - Communication - Writing 2
FA - Fine Arts
GS - Global Perspective - Global Systems
WC - Global Perspective - World Cultures
HU - Humanities
NS - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
SB - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
MI - Multidisciplinary Integration
QR - Quantitative Reasoning
This section meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
EL - Experiential Learning
IL - Integrative Learning
WI - Writing Intensive
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