Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


SOCI 2100 Fundamentals of Sociology

Students will be introduced to the basics of sociological practice and to the intersection of theory and methods. Students will leave the course with an understanding of the skills and knowledge that they will acquire through their sociological training as undergraduate majors. Prerequisite: SOCI 1121.


SOCI 2293 Intro to Marriage and Family

An applied study of marriage and family in contemporary American society. Topics include mate selection, sexuality, parenthood, marital communication, family roles, divorce.


SOCI 2295 Sociology of Adolescence

This course focuses on adolescent identity and how it is developed within larger macro-level trends such as stereotyping, poverty, unemployment, and immigration. All topics are studied within a theoretical framework that highlights the intersection of gender, race, and social class. Course themes may vary.


SOCI 2950 Special Topics

Prerequisite: Permission of department. Consideration of topics in which courses are not otherwise offered, but for which there is a current need at the freshman/sophomore level. This course is repeatable for credit.

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