SOC 100 - Principles of Sociology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
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.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Restricted to first, second, and third year students.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Seniors must elect SOC 300 to receive academic credit for an introductory sociology course. Juniors are encouraged to enroll in 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 may be defined simply as the study of human groups or the study of human social arrangements, but sociology is also a perspective, a set of methods, a canon of literature, and an ongoing conversation about the patterns, probabilities, principles, and processes that characterize society.

This course will be divided into three sections:

  1. an introduction to sociology as a discipline and mindset via Allan Johnson’s book, The Forest and the Trees;
  2. the history of sociology, its key figures, and the major concepts that have occupied the field over the past century and a half; and
  3. an introduction to ten key issues addressed by contemporary sociology: class, race, gender, sexuality, religion, education, health care, crime, the media, and the environment.

Students will demonstrate their learning through three non-cumulative tests, a research paper written in stages, and participation in discussion sections and lecture.

SOC 100 - Principles of Sociology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
15929
Open
30
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 001 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (002-011).
002 (DIS)
P
15931
Open
1
1Fr or So or Jr
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
15933
Open
1
1Fr or So or Jr
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
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15935
Closed
0
3Fr or So or Jr
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
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15937
Closed
0
3Fr or So or Jr
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
007 (DIS)
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15941
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
008 (DIS)
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45150
Closed
0
1Fr or So or Jr
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
009 (DIS)
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45152
Closed
0
4Fr or So or Jr
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
010 (DIS)
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45151
Closed
0
1Fr or So or Jr
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
020 (LEC)
 
33343
Open
1
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LEC 020 WHEN THEY ELECT A DIS (021-030).
021 (DIS)
P
33345
Closed
0
2Fr or So or Jr
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
022 (DIS)
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33347
Closed
0
2Fr or So or Jr
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
023 (DIS)
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33349
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
024 (DIS)
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33351
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
025 (DIS)
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33353
Closed
0
1Fr or So or Jr
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
026 (DIS)
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33355
Closed
0
1Fr or So or Jr
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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ISBN: 1592138764
The forest and the trees : sociology as life, practice, and promise, Author: Allan G. Johnson., Publisher: Temple University Press Rev. and e 2008
Required
ISBN: 9780716779155
Sociological lives and ideas an introduction to the classical theorists, Author: Fred C. Pampel, Publisher: Worth Publ. 2. ed. 2007
Required
i-Clicker. "Clickers can be purchased at Computer Showcase in the Michigan Union or Pierpont Commons, which are handling new purchases and trade-ins. Later, as students sell back their i>clickers at the end of their classes, the Showcase will have used devices available at a discount." http://www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/100707/clickers Approximate cost is $30.
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