SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Advisory Prerequisites:
At least one course in introductory sociology.
Other Course Info:
It is highly recommended that sociology majors not elect both SOC 305 and SOC 310 in the same term.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an introduction to key sociological theories. We will examine the historical factors and intellectual antecedents that gave rise to sociology as a distinct academic discipline and read classical theorists such as Marx, Weber, Durkheim, and Simmel. We also will investigate how the concepts developed in classical sociological theory have been critiqued, revised and/or expanded in contemporary sociological theories (e.g., Bourdieu) and inquire about their relevance in understanding contemporary social problems related to race, class, religion, and nationalism.

Students must be declared sociology majors to enroll in SOC 305. Students who are not declared in Sociology should email the instructor to request an override. Student intending to declare sociology as their major should make an advising appointment.

SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
12SOC Ugrd
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
6SOC Ugrd
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
5SOC Ugrd
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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