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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 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOCI 110 - 01 Social Problems M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 209
CRN: 41602 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 - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 449
CRN: 40274 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 - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 238
CRN: 40276 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 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SOCI 210 - D01 Research Methods in Soc M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 449
CRN: 20882 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 208
CRN: 20616 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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SOCI 321 - 01 Marriages and Families M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 452
CRN: 20282 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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