SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
4
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.
Repeatability:
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 concentrators or students admitted to the Organizational Studies Program to enroll in SOC 305. Declared concentrators do not need an override to register, but Organizational Studies should email mooretim@umich.edu for an override to register. Student intending to declare sociology as their LSA concentration should visit www.lsa.umich.edu/soc/undergraduate to make a concentration advising appointment.

SOC 305 - Introduction to Sociological Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
18035
Open
69
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
21731
Open
12
12SOC Ugrd
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
19669
Open
12
12SOC Ugrd
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
19668
Open
12
12SOC Ugrd
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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