SOC 102 - Contemporary Social Issues: An Introduction to Sociology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for a combined total of eight credits elected through SOC 102, 202, 203, and 401, provided that the course topics are different. No credit for seniors.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Open to first- and second-year students. Juniors are strongly encouraged and seniors must take SOC 300 or 401.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a Sociology concentration plan. (Introductory course).
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Soc. 102 is an introduction to sociology through the comparative, in-depth study of the two societies that are of deep concern to us at the moment, one because we live in it and the other because we fight in it: namely, the American and Iraqi societies. The purpose of the course is to gain insight into how the American and Iraqi societies that are alternately portrayed as being structurally and culturally very different from one another on the one hand, yet very similar to one another on the other — especially in relation to their aspiration for democracy — can be approached and analyzed sociologically. The class commences with a discussion of the four main sociological perspectives (conflict, consensus, social interactionist and interrogative) in relation to the American and Iraqi societies; a discussion of the major sociological concepts such as the family, state, economy, gender, race and ethnicity will follow. All the course readings will be posted on Ctools.

SOC 102 - Contemporary Social Issues: An Introduction to Sociology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
20077
Open
11
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 001 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (002-010)
002 (DIS)
P
20078
Open
1
7Fr or So or Jr
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
20079
Open
1
4Fr or So or Jr
-
M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
20713
Open
5
8Fr or So or Jr
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M 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
20714
Open
1
3Fr or So or Jr
-
Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
20715
Closed
0
2Fr or So or Jr
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
20716
Open
3
3Fr or So or Jr
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
020 (LEC)
 
23275
Open
66
 
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 020 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (021-026)
021 (DIS)
P
23276
Open
3
3Fr or So or Jr
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
022 (DIS)
P
23277
Open
7
7Fr or So or Jr
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
025 (DIS)
P
23280
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
026 (DIS)
P
23281
Open
6
6Fr or So or Jr
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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