SOC 300 - Sociological Principles and Problems
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in SOC 100, 102, 195, or 302.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course — designed for upper-level undergraduate students asking the question “What Is Sociology?” — will explore a sample of sociology’s key thinkers, theories, sub-fields, and contemporary issues. The course will be divided into three sections: macro sociology (society at large), meso sociology (institutions), and micro sociology (the individual in social context). For some, the course will serve as an introduction; for others, as an integration of more specialized courses.

Course Requirements:

Analysis of primary sources will be enhanced by secondary source readings and students’ writing assignments. Grading opportunities will include attendance, three quizzes and three written assignments.

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for juniors and seniors who are asking the question "What Is Sociology?"

Class Format:

Classroom time will be comprised of small- and large-group discussion, formal presentations, and audio-visual supplements.

SOC 300 - Sociological Principles and Problems
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
41Jr or Sr
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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