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Sociology

Professors: Peter Callero, Maureen Dolan

Associate professor: Dean Braa

 

Mission

To provide a strong educational foundation for graduate study and various professional careers. This includes training in writing, research, and analysis, all connected to the development of theory and social science. It is also a goal of the Department to train and motivate students to be activists in the service of progressive causes.

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop critical research and analytical skills.
  2. Organize and lead progressive social movements.
  3. Develop a profound understanding of society and social relationships.

Sociology major (72 credits)

SOC 223 Theoretical Foundations of Sociology (3)

SOC 224 Empirical Foundations of Sociology (3)

SOC 225 Social Problems (3)

SOC 300 Proseminar (3)

SOC 327 Introduction to Social Research (3)

SOC 328 Introduction to Social Data Analysis (3)

SOC 471 Classical Sociological Theory (3)

SOC 472 Contemporary Sociological Theory (3)

SOC 492 Senior Seminar I (3)

SOC 493 Senior Seminar II (3)

SOC 494 Senior Seminar III (3)

Electives in sociology (39)

The sociology department encourages development of inter-disciplinary specialties within the sociology major. With permission, sociology majors may use courses from other disciplines to fulfill electives. See sociology adviser.

 

Sociology minor (27)

SOC 223 Theoretical Foundations (3)

SOC 327 Introduction to Social Research (3)

SOC 471 Classical Sociological Theory (3)

Electives in sociology (18) Must be selected in consultation with a sociology adviser. At least 15 hours must be upper-division.

Community Services (Sociology) minor (27 credits)

SOC 225 Social Problems (3)

SOC 310 Service Learning and Community Praxis (3)

Choose two: (6)

SOC 315 Social Inequality

SOC 338 Sociology of the Family

SOC 454 Sociology of Deviant Behavior

Choose one: (3)

SOC 434 African American Studies: Social Issues, Social Movements

SOC 435 Chicano/a/Latino/a Studies: Social Issues, Social Movements

SOC 436 Native American/Asian Studies: Social Issues, Social Movements

SOC 437 Sociology of Race/Ethnic Relations

Electives in sociology (15) To be selected in consultation with a sociology adviser. At least 15 hours must be upper-division.

 

 

 

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