SOC 100 - Principles of Sociology
Section: 020
Term: FA 2006
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
Theme
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 195 or 300. No credit for seniors.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Open to first and second year students. Juniors are strongly encouraged to enroll in SOC 300. Seniors must elect SOC 300.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a Sociology concentration plan. (Introductory course).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Sociology is the study of the interaction between social structure and agency in every sphere of social life. That is, it seeks to explore the relationship between the constraints that affect large groups of people on the one hand and the individual freedom of people to transcend those constraints on the other. Such constraints may include racial inequality, colonial domination or poverty just to name a few. No matter what the issue, sociology compels us to ask certain key questions of each other. For example, how much freedom does each of us really have? Are there constraints to our freedom, and if so, which ones? Why do we believe what we believe? Can patterns of injustice be changed?

This course is about the greatest knock-down, drag-out fights over the proper way to conceive of the relationship between structure and agency. The first part of the course deals with this debate in the area of identity politics and inequality. The second part asks whether culture has any influence on everyday life. Finally, the course wraps up with the study of large — scale transformations such as globalization and the rise of nation-states.

SOC 100 - Principles of Sociology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
13713
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3
 
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 001 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (002-011).
002 (DIS)
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13714
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0
 
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W 8:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
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13715
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2Fr or So or Jr
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W 10:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
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13716
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1Fr or So or Jr
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W 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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13717
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W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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13718
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1Fr or So or Jr
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M 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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13719
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M 2:00PM - 4:00PM
008 (DIS)
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13720
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2
 
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F 9:00AM - 11:00AM
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13721
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F 11:00AM - 1:00PM
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13722
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2
2Fr or So or Jr
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F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
011 (DIS)
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13723
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0
 
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F 12:00PM - 2:00PM
020 (LEC)
 
26821
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15
 
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MW 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 020 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (021-030).
021 (DIS)
P
26822
Open
1
1Fr or So or Jr
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Tu 8:00AM - 10:00AM
022 (DIS)
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26823
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0
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 12:00PM
023 (DIS)
P
26824
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2
2Fr or So or Jr
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Th 9:00AM - 11:00AM
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26825
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2
2Fr or So or Jr
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Th 11:00AM - 1:00PM
025 (DIS)
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26826
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2
2Fr or So or Jr
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Th 12:00PM - 2:00PM
026 (DIS)
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26827
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Th 2:00PM - 4:00PM
027 (DIS)
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26829
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F 11:00AM - 1:00PM
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