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Patricia Maddox

Assistant Professor
Degree
BA, Stetson University - Deland, FL
MA and Ph.D., Loyola University - Chicago, IL
Office
OEC 443
Phone
(651)962-5635
Mail
Mail 5021
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOCI 110 - 01 Social Problems M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 309

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 309

Course Registration Number:

41482 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

Contemporary society is confronted with a number of serious problems that are often global in their impact. This course explores the causes, effects, and proposed solutions to some of these major social issues. Special attention is given to issues of inequality (such as racism, sexism, and poverty) and problems in core institutions (such as family violence, unequal educational opportunities, and unemployment). This course meets a requirement in the Justice and Peace Studies program and fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.

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SOCI 210 - D01 Research Methods in Soc M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 449

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 449

Course Registration Number:

40311 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

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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SOCI 251 - 01 Race and Ethnicity M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OEC 207

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

OEC 207

Course Registration Number:

40312 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

Race and ethnicity as significant components of U.S. social structure; the cognitive and normative aspects of culture which maintain and effect varying manifestations of social distance, tension, prejudice and discrimination between majority and minorities at both micro and macro levels, nationally and internationally. This course meets a requirement in American Cultural Studies and Justice and Peace Studies and fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: sophomore standing

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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOCI 100 - 01 Intro to Sociology M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 204

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

21229 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

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 321 - 01 Marriages and Families M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OEC 204

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

20262 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

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 354 - 01 Sex in Society M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 309

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

OEC 309

Course Registration Number:

21984 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Patricia L. Maddox

Sexuality as a social construction is explored with a specific focus on cultural and institutional influences including the family, economy, religion, government, and the media. Current research findings are discussed within the context of historical change in American sexual behavior, attitudes and research methodologies. This course meets a requirement in Family Studies. Prerequisite: SOCI 100 or 110

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