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SOC 455. Sociology of Work

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Changing nature of U.S. and global workforce social meaning and organization of work. Links between workplace relations and social inequality.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 456. Complex Organizations

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Formal and informal organizational structures, processes, and behavior. Power, conflict, roles, values, and culture in corporations and bureaucracies.
Prerequisites: Any sociology course or permission
Semester Offered: Even Fall


SOC 460. Social Practice and Policy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Evaluation of policies and social change practices employed to address social problems. Each year may have a different focus. Social movements, community organizing, and other challenges to power structures at the meso level. Includes a practice component.
Prerequisites: Any sociology course
Semester Offered: Even Spring


SOC 462. Seminar

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Evaluation of sociological theory, social issues, or contemporary events. A specific topic selected each time offered. May be repeated.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 467. Sociology of Religion

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Religion from the perspective of classical and contemporary sociological theory, secularization, religion as a social institution, ideology, construction of social meaning, and alienation.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SOC 468. Inequality in the Capitalist World System

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Minority/subordinate group formation, stratification and interaction in the capitalist world system.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 472. Sociology of Family

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Roles and relationships within the family, household structures, marriage/partnership patterns; changing patterns of the family and its relationships with other social institutions; policy implications.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered: Fall


SOC 473. The Sociology of Sexualities

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Multiple theories to explore sexualities and the ways in which they are socially constructed and controlled by social structures in societies.
Semester Offered: Spring


SOC 474. Culture and Family

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Family structure and dynamics in Non-Western countries. Cultural variations, historical and contemporary family patterns, relationship of family to other institutions, comparisions of Non-Western and Western families.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SOC 475. Sociology of Health and Illness

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Sociocultural aspects of illness, health, treatment and, health care delivery, and the social organization of health care.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered: Fall


SOC 478. Advanced Statistics and Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Multivariate statistical analysis utilizing statistical software programs to understand complex social issues.
Prerequisites: SOC 304
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 480. Sociological Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Capstone seminar for Applied Sociology majors. Uses of sociological theory, concepts, methods, and findings in careers related to sociology. Ethics, career preparation, and the relationship of sociological practice to academic sociology. C or better required to pass the Upper Division Writing Requirement.
Semester Offered: Fall


SOC 482. Sociology and the Global Politics of Food

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examines the sociological and political dimensions of food. The processes of food production, distribution, and consumption and how these processes relate to structures of power and inequality.
Semester Offered: Fall


SOC 488. Senior Seminar in Sociology

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Capstone seminar on the value of the sociological perspective; relationships among subareas, among sociology and other disciplines, between academic sociology and sociological practice; and career preparation. C or better required to pass the Upper Division Writing Requirement.
Prerequisites: Any sociology course or permission
Semester Offered: Spring


SOC 498. Practical Research and Writing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Engage students in action research, evaluation research, discourse analysis, participatory research models in the community. May include grant writing, grant reports, executive summaries, needs assessment, evaluation research, policy proposals or other practical research and writing experiences.
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


SOC 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SOC 512. Self and Society

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Nature, origins, development, maintenance, and change of self. Relationships between self and social situations, social interactions and social worlds.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 518. China and Globalization

Credits: 3 View Details
Description:
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 555. Sociology of Work

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Changing nature of U.S. and global workforce social meaning and organization of work. Links between workplace relations and social inequality.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 556. Complex Organizations

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Formal and informal organizational structures processes, and behavior. Power, conflict, roles, values, and culture in corporations and bureaucracies.
Semester Offered: Even Fall


SOC 560. Social Practice and Policy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Evaluation of policies and social change practices employed to address social problems. Each year may have a different focus. Social movements, community organizing, and other challenges to power structures at the meso level. Includes a practice component.
Semester Offered: Even Spring


SOC 562. Seminar

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Evaluation of sociological theory, social issues, or contemporary events. A specific topic selected each time offered. May be repeated.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 567. Sociology of Religion

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Religion from the perspective of classical and contemporary sociological theory; secularization, religion as a social institution, ideology, construction of social meaning, and alienation.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SOC 568. Inequality in the Capitalist World System

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Minority/subordinate group formation, stratification and interaction in the capitalist world system.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SOC 572. Sociology of Family

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Roles and relationships within the family, household structures, marriage/partnership patterns: changing patterns of the family and its relationships with other social institutions; policy implications.
Semester Offered: Fall






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