SOCI - Sociology

SOCI 101IS. Introduction to Sociology. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S,Su

Theoretical and methodological underpinnings of sociology. How theory guides investigation of social life and results in creation of factual knowledge. How sociological questions are studied and results are interpreted.

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SOCI 201D. Social Problems. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

Major social problems such as human deviance, discrimination, crime, mental illness, and economic inequality. These problems will be considered primarily as consequences of cultural premises and values in American society. Competing theoretical explanations.

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SOCI 221IS. Criminal Justice System. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

Su This course is an overview of the institutions that comprise our justice system. The emphasis is on criminal justice and the sources of crime but topics relevant to the broader study of the law and justice included.

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SOCI 325. Social Stratification. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: SOCI 101IS. The study of socio-economic inequality and its intersection with racial and gender inequality. Class and class structure in America. Changes in economic inequality. Social policy and economic inequality.

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SOCI 448. Society and Sport. 3 Credits. (3 Lec)S

PREREQUISITE: SOCI 101IS. Employs sociology as a means to understand and analyze social issues related to sports. Addresses both the positive and negative features of sport in society today, examines the current popularity of sports, the benefits they provide, and the problems they may pose. Discusses how participation in sports can teach cultural values, encourage socially appropriate behavior, and foster community spirit and looks at how particular social problems such as economic inequality, sexism, and racism.

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SOCI 494. Seminar. 1-3 Credits. (1-3 Sem; 9 cr max) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: As determined for each offering. Max 12 cr. Topics offered at the upper division level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

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