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  • SOC 105: Introduction to Sociology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: F SBC: SBS

    A general introduction to the science of sociology, emphasizing sociological theory and methods. Students are taught what is unique about the way in which sociologists analyze human behavior and society. Differences between the sociological perspective and perspectives of other social sciences are emphasized. There is also a heavy emphasis on the types of methods and data that sociologists use to test the validity of their ideas.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26344130Ahmad Al-SholiFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: SOC 105.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 200: Medicine and Society

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    SBC: SBS

    An examination of some traditional concerns of the humanities and social sciences as they occur in basic health care and its delivery. Practicing physicians or other health care professionals present clinical cases to emphasize such topics as allocation of scarce resources, issues of dying and refusing treatment, confidentiality, and cultural factors and disease. Discussion focuses on the social, historical, ethical, and humanistic import of the cases. This course is offered as both HMC 200 and SOC 200.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16260230Joseph MarchiaFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: SOC 200.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 201: Research Methods in Sociology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: SOC 105

    SBC: ESI

    Methods of collecting and analyzing empirical data to test sociological hypotheses. Emphasis is on multivariate analysis of tabular and statistical data.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16185430Duygu Alpan CakmakFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed
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    Session 26390931Jessica RojahnFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed
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  • SOC 247: Sociology of Gender

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: K SBC: DIV; SBS

    The historical and contemporary roles of women and men in American society; changing relations between the sexes; women's liberation and related movements. Themes are situated within the context of historical developments in the U.S. This course is offered as both SOC 247 and WST 247.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26419430Sophia BoutilierFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Meets with WST 247.30. Section 30 is an online course.

  • SOC 248: Social Probl in Global Perspec

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: GLO; SBS+

    Examination of contemporary social problems in the United States, identifying how each problem is experienced in other countries, and how each is connected to global level processes or institutions. Such problems as urbanization, drugs and crime, unemployment, and environmental degradation are considered.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16241930Samee ShiraziFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 248.30 is an online course

  • SOC 302: American Society

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: K SBC: DIV; SBS+

    Intended for students who wish to look at American society through the eyes of the sociologist. Included in the course is the sociological view of American social structure in terms of power and patterns of inequality, the legal system, ethnic and cultural pluralism, social mobility, and urban problems. Sociological issues are considered within the context of the developments of society throughout U.S. history.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16535030Katie GordonFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 302.30 is an online course

  • SOC 304: Sociology of the Family

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    An historical and cross-cultural analysis of the family as a major social institution in society; the demography of contemporary American families; selected policy issues involving the family.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16248730Sophia BoutilierFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 304.30 is an online course

  • SOC 310: Racism and Ethnic Relations

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: K SBC: DIV; SBS+

    The comparative experience of ethnic and other minority groups within the United States, including formation, migration, and conflict; prejudice, discrimination, and minority self-hatred. Consideration of the developments of U.S. society from the colonial period to the present provide the context for consideration of the changing experiences of ethnic groups.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26427630Michael LenmarkFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: SOC 310.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 315: Sociology of Technology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    Social systems and the various "tools" they develop to shape their environment. Concentration on technologies of highly developed, modern societies and on ethical issues involved in attempts to guide the development and effects of these technologies. Consideration is given to the role of technology in all societies, from the simplest to the most developed.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16248830Adam SaferFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: SOC 315.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 330: Media and Society

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    The course examines changes in the use of mass communications media, such as newspapers, radio, television, and the Internet, over time, and assesses the implications of these changes for society. Consideration of the commercial use of mass media and the media's role in providing news for democratic societies. Emphasis on the global dimensions of the mass media, including how they shape Americans' understandings of other countries and peoples, and vice versa.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16252630Aarushi BhandariFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 330.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 336: Social Change

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    Development and modernization are studied in a historical and comparative perspective that emphasizes the universality of social change in human societies. The approach is macrosociological, focusing on broad patterns of change in economic, social, and political organization in the modern era. Revolutions as dramatic instances of socio-political change receive particular attention.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26534330Sienna ThorgusenFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: SOC 336.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 337: Social Deviance

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    Competing theories of the nature of social deviance; stigmatizing, labeling, and application of informal social controls; technical, legal, and ethical issues related to "non-victim" crimes.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26427730Ida NikouFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: SOC 337.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 338: Sociology of Crime

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    The application of formal social control to criminally prosecutable offenses; the relationship of law and society; the criminal justice system.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16534130Natalia NavasFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 338.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 339: Sociology of Alcoholism & Drug

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    An examination of the sociological literature on alcoholism and drug abuse. Topics include addictive careers, the epidemiology (spread) of abuse, history of attempts to control alcohol and drugs, treatment approaches, and policy alternatives.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26534430Joseph MarchiaFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: SOC 339.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 340: Sociology of Human Reproductn

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: H SBC: STAS

    A study of the links between biological reproduction and the socioeconomic and cultural processes that affect and are affected by it. The history of the transition from high levels of fertility and mortality to low levels of both; different kinship, gender, and family systems around the world and their links to human reproduction; the value of children in different social contexts; and the social implications of new reproductive technologies. This course is offered as both SOC 340 and WST 340.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26427830Alec CaliFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 340.30 is an online course. Meets with WST 340.30.

  • SOC 344: Environmental Sociology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: GLO; SBS+

    Analysis of how populations gain sustenance from their environments through organization, information, and technology. Evolution of technology and its ecological consequences for population growth, urbanization, social stratification, environmental destruction, and the quality of life. Problems in managing the human environment and communities.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16260430Carolyn CoburnFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 344.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 348: Global Sociology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: GLO; SBS+

    The impact of globalization on human societies, cultures, organizations, and identities. Consideration of the roles of institution such as the United Nations, organizations such as media conglomerates and transnational corporations, and religious associations in shaping an emerging global society including a survey of contemporary global issues such as the environment, human rights, and economic development.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26427930Jessica KimFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 348.30 is an online course.

  • SOC 361: Historical Devel of Soc Theory

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: SOC 105; U3 or U4 standing

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+; WRTD

    Main currents in the development of modern sociology, with an emphasis on Marx, Weber, and Durkheim, among other leading theorists.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16212930Nitheesha NakkaFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed
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  • SOC 365: Global Africa

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: J SBC: GLO; SBS+

    Examination of the ways that the slave trade and colonization affected African societies' incorporation into the world economy as well as the development of their social and political institutions. The nature of African institutions, organizations, belief and value systems before the colonial impact and how these histories were understood and experienced by African men and women are considered. The historical continuities and discontinuities in contemporary African societies as well as the effects of globalization and modernization in Africa are examined. This course is offered as both AFS 365 and SOC 365.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26534530Caglar CetinFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 365.30 is an online course. Meets with AFS 65.30.

  • SOC 381: Sociology of Organizations

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    Bureaucracy as a form of organization; the structure of relations between and within organizations.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16534230Michael LenmarkFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 381.30 is an online course

  • SOC 393: Topics in Health, Medicine,Soc

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. F or SBS course or U3/U4 status

    DEC: F SBC: SBS+

    Selected topics in health, medicine, and in social change. Topics may include the Sociology of Aging, Sociology of Sexuality, Healthcare Delivery, and the Sociology of Disability. Designed for upper-division students, this course provides an in-depth study of a specific topic within social sciences disciplines. Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the methods social scientists use to explore social phenomena, and knowledge of the major concepts, models, and issues of the discipline. May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16252830Sociology Of Sexuality Tamas Robert CserniFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 393.30 is an online course.

    Session 26419831Food And Society Alagi PatelFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: SOC 393.31 is an online course.

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