SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Section: 020
Term: WN 2009
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.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
One Sociology course.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an introduction to the works of eminent figures in sociological thought and their analysis of various issues in social organization. The historical and intellectual factors that gave rise to sociology as a distinct academic discipline are examined. Attention is also given to the way in which the concepts developed in sociological theory have been used in modern sociological research. Classical theorists including Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Cooley, and Mead are studied, as well as the theories of contemporary sociological schools. The course asks how these thinkers understand the emergence, growth, and ordering of social organization; how they account for social change; and how their social location influenced their thinking. In the context of this analysis, students are introduced to various uses of such theoretical concepts as conflict, structure, function, stratification, exchange, etc.

SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
18639
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
18640
Open
2
1SOC Ugrd
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
18641
Closed
0
9SOC Ugrd
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
18642
Closed
0
2SOC Ugrd
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
22196
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0
1SOC Ugrd
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
020 (LEC)
 
22197
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1
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
021 (DIS)
P
22198
Closed
0
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
022 (DIS)
P
26975
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0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
023 (DIS)
P
26974
Closed
0
2SOC Ugrd
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
024 (DIS)
P
28049
Closed
0
1SOC Ugrd
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
025 (DIS)
P
28832
Open
1
1SOC Ugrd
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
026 (DIS)
P
28833
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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