J-Term 2017 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2017 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOCI 100 - 02 Intro to Sociology - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 206

Course Registration Number:

22253 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

William J. Kinney

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

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SOCI 100 - 04 Intro to Sociology M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 206

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OEC 206

Course Registration Number:

20301 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jacquelynn M. Austin

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

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Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 100 - 06 Intro to Sociology M - - - - - - 1730 - 2115 OEC 452

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2115

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

21056 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Vinodh Kutty

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

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Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 100 - W03 Intro to Sociology - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 206

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OEC 206

Course Registration Number:

20300 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tanya Gladney

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

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Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 100 - W05 Intro to Sociology - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 209

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 209

Course Registration Number:

21100 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

William J. Kinney

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

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Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 130 - 01 Homicide - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 452

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

21520 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tanya Gladney

Homicide is considered one of the most serious violent crime . This course takes a sociological approach to examine the nature and extent of homicide with a focus on the history of homicide, the trends in homicide, and the patterns and sources of homicide. In addition to addressing more typical situations resulting in murder, such as domestic violence, the course will cover serial murder and mass murders.

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SOCI 200 - 01 Intro to Criminal Justice M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 309

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OEC 309

Course Registration Number:

20302 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jessica P. Hodge

An introduction to the American criminal & juvenile justice systems. Studies the role of the police, courts and corrections in the administration of criminal justice. This course meets a requirement in the Justice and Peace Studies program.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 210 - D01 Research Methods in Soc M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 449

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

OEC 449

Course Registration Number:

20976 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jessica P. Hodge

Consideration of both quantitative and qualitative strategies for each stage of the research process. Emphasis is on the skills required to design and successfully perform research projects: selection of topics, development and testing of hypotheses, collection and analysis of data and reporting of findings. Data entry and recoding with SPSS will also be introduced. Prerequisite: SOCI 100

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Location Time Day(s)
SOCI 220 - 01 Sociological Analysis M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 449

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 449

Course Registration Number:

20303 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Valerie A. Clark

Methods of data analysis and hypothesis testing within the social sciences with an emphasis on sociological and criminal justice research questions. Emphasis is placed on applied statistics as employed in sociology with skill development in the use of data processing techniques and SPSS, the computer statistical package commonly employed by contemporary sociologists in the full range of research settings. Topics covered include descriptive statistics, confidence intervals, independent samples t-test, analysis of variance, chi-square, correlation, regression, and quantitative reasoning. Students may not substitute STAT 220 for SOCI 220. Prerequisite: SOCI 210 and MATH 101, 105, 108, 109, 111, or 113.

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SOCI 312 - 01 Crime and Delinquency - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 452

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

20852 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tanya Gladney

Why do people commit crime? Why do crime rates vary over time? Why do some communities and societies have more crime than others? This course focuses on sociological theories and research that are designed to answer these questions. It addresses various types of crime including homicide, corporate crime, drug use, gangs and domestic violence and hate crime. Prerequisite: SOCI 100 or permission of the instructor

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SOCI 321 - 01 Marriages and Families M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 309

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 309

Course Registration Number:

20304 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Laura Fischer

This course uses sociological theories and research to understand some of the most pressing social issues facing families today - single parenting, divorce and blended families, violence, and poverty. We study the social processes involved in choosing partners (and remaining single); sexualities and intimacy; parenting (or not); communication (and conflict); power (and satisfaction). Finally, we focus not just on family stress, but also on family resilience. This course meets a requirement in Family Studies and Women?s Studies. Prerequisite: SOCI 100 or permission of the instructor

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SOCI 346 - 01 Corrections in America M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 452

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

20853 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jessica P. Hodge

This course takes a sociological approach in examining the role of corrections in the criminal justice system focusing on the rationales for punishing offenders, the range of correctional placements, and the effectiveness of correctional policies in achieving social control. Topics include correctional treatment practices, mass incarceration , reentry, restorative justice, and ethical decision making in corrections. Prerequisites: SOCI 100 and SOCI 200

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SOCI 350 - 01 Social Inequality:Priv & Power M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 BEC LL03

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

BEC LL03

Course Registration Number:

20562 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jacquelynn M. Austin

This course identifies and investigates the following topics: general principles of stratification, theoretical explanations by which inequality emerges and is maintained, the relationship between social class and other forms of inequality in the United States including gender, race, and changes in social hierarchy over time. The course will explore issues such as poverty, welfare, occupational prestige, meritocracy, and class prestige. Although primary focus is on the United States, the course also examines global inequality. Prerequisite: SOCI 100 or SOCI 110 and Junior standing

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SOCI 365 - 01 Social Psychology - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 452

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OEC 452

Course Registration Number:

22191 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

William J. Kinney

This course provides a general survey of major social psychological theories and research. Topics include selfhood, socialization, conformity/deviance, attitudes, gender roles, and intergroup/intragroup dynamics. Through exposure to real life settings and simulations, students will explore key questions such as "What attracts us to each other?, "How do we respond to deviant behavior?" and, "Why do we conform?". This course meets a requirement in the Justice and Peace Studies program. Prerequisite: SOCI 100 or SOCI 110

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Summer 2017 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOCI 100 - 01 Intro to Sociology - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30047 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

Introduction to the concepts, theories, methods and applications of the scientific study of society and social concerns. Enables students to understand the connections between the individual and larger social and cultural forces. Heightens awareness of the diversity of American and other societies. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

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