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 150D. Social Difference. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand.

Examination of social differences by focusing on the construction and consequences of a limited set ascribed social characteristics: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and class. Focus on how these ascribed statuses are central to the sociological study of inequality.

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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 318R. Sociological Research Methods. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F,S

PREREQUISITE: SOCI 101IS and STAT 216Q or SOCI 202. Introduction to research methods in sociology with emphasis given to defining variables, hypothesis formation, and development of strategies used to test hypotheses. Student research project. For Sociology majors. Non-majors allowed with consent.

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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 326. Sociology of Gender. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) On Demand

PREREQUISITE: SOCI 101IS. Examines the social and biological bases of gender; how gender is constructed through socialization, social interaction and institutional processes, and the social, cultural and economic consequences of gender differences for men and women.

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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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