SOC 102 - Introduction to Sociology: Special Topics
Section: 020 Race, Ethnicity, and Social Inclusion in the Contemporary World
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to students who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 100, 195, 300, or 302.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
Restricted to first- and second-year students.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Juniors and seniors electing an introductory course should elect SOC 300 or SOC 302.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a Sociology major.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This introduction to sociology course examines the historical, cultural, and institutional roots of social inequalities, the manner in which these inequalities intersect, how such systems of stratification are perpetuated, and the consequences of inequality on particular groups within American society.

Race, ethnicity and nationality, as well as class, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and animal-human inequalities will be the focus of our studies. Themes of identity, power, ethics, compassion, democracy, and change are examined from many different perspectives and voices.

In addition to the study of different analytical frameworks, theories and concepts on these controversial issues, we will include stories by or about people who have actually experienced discrimination, prejudice, and exclusion.

Course Requirements:

Attendance and participation, multiple-choice tests, and a 7-page paper constitute the main assignments for this course. No prior knowledge of sociology is required.

Intended Audience:

Note: Questions about overrides and class-standing eligibility must be sent to zalkalby@umich.edu

SOC 102 - Introduction to Sociology: Special Topics
Schedule Listing
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30149
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
021 (DIS)
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30150
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5
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
022 (DIS)
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30151
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0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
023 (DIS)
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30152
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
024 (DIS)
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30153
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2
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
026 (DIS)
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30953
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8
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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