SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 405.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
One Sociology course.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

An introduction to various problems in the analysis of social organization as they are treated in the works of several seminal figures in sociological thought. Several theorists, including Comte, Spencer, Marx, Tonnies, Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Cooley, and Parsons, are studied. It asks how these thinkers accounted for the emergence, growth, and ordering of social organization and how they accounted for social change. In the context of this analysis, students are be introduced to various accounts and uses of such theoretical concepts as structure, function, norm, power, solidarity, integration, differentiation, communication, stratification, adaptation to environment, social control, and deviance. Attention is also given to the way in which the organizational concepts developed in sociological theory have been used in modern sociological research.

SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
17026
Open
1
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
17155
Closed
0
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
17156
Closed
0
1SOC Ugrd
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
17157
Closed
0
2SOC Ugrd
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
22156
Closed
0
1SOC Ugrd
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
22157
Closed
0
1SOC Ugrd
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
22158
Closed
0
1SOC Ugrd
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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