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Sociology

SOC 131 [SOCI 1301] PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY

15 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Writing Enhanced Course.
Introduction to the discipline with a focus on concepts and principles used in the study of group life, social institutions and social processes. This course is a prerequisite to many other courses taught in the department. It is required of all sociology majors and minors.

SOC 264 [SOCI 1306] SOCIAL PROBLEMS CLOSED

15 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Writing Enhanced Course.
Application of sociological principles to the major problems of contemporary society. Special attention given to mental disorders; use and abuse of drugs and alcohol; sexual deviance and crime and delinquency; problems of youth and the family in contemporary society; institutionalized aspects of inequality, prejudice and discrimination; and population and environmental concerns.

SOC 333 [SOCI 3354] AGE AND INEQUALITY CLOSED

15 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Prerequisite: SOC 131 or consent of instructor.
Writing Enhanced Course.
This course underscores the influence of age on income and wealth, status, and power. It includes an examination of institutional discrimination against the young and the old, as well as individual discrimination, such as child and elder abuse. It studies the relationship between life cycle changes and changes in placement in the class, status, and power stratification system.

SOC 381 [SOCI 3381] CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY CLOSED

15 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Prerequisite: SOC 131 or consent of instructor.
Cultural and social organization among primitive or preliterate societies, marriage, property, religion, magic, and tribal control. Significance of the study of primitive cultures for understanding of urban industrial civilizations.

SOC 462 [SOCI 3341] MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY CLOSED

12 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Prerequisite: SOC 131 or consent of instructor.
A sociological examination of marriage and family life. Problems of courtship, mate selection, and marriage adjustment in modern American society.

SOC 465 [SOCI 3355] RACE/ETHNIC INEQUALITY

15 lessons, 1 final exam
Credit 3
Prerequisite: SOC 131 or consent of instructor.
This course examines ethnic stratification, i.e., placement in the class, status, and power stratification systems on the basis of birth ascribed and socially defined race/ethnicity, and of the ideologies which serve to rationalize these inequalities. The course includes study of institutional discrimination & ethnic stratification in major social institutions such as education, health care, religion, and work. Broadly defined, ethnic stratification includes inequality based on other birth ascribed statuses, such as age and gender.


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