SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Section: 101
Term: SP 2010
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 405.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
One Sociology course.
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
101 (SEM)
3SOC Ugrd
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Does not fulfill ULWR in spring term
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