SOC 100 - Principles of Sociology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 195 or 300. No credit for seniors.
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)
 
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Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 001 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (002-011).
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W 11:00AM - 1:00PM
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Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 020 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (021-030).
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