SOC 105 - First Year Seminar in Sociology
Section: 002 Social Justice, Identity, Diversity and Community
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
RE, SS
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a Sociology major.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar will explore a wide range of issues on social justice, social identity and intergroup relations, community, and everyday politics and democracy. It will examine the possibilities for building community across race, gender, class, sexual orientation and religion as students explore their own racial and other social group identities.

How do we have constructive conversations and dialogue about our different perspectives, beliefs, experiences and backgrounds?

How do we develop the practice of civic engagement along with the skills of boundary-crossing to build vibrant communities and a strong democracy in our schools, neighborhoods, cities, and governments?

To what extent do the American ideals and its democratic principles continue to provide a bond for our society in the face of growing social divisions and inequalities?

Course Requirements:

All students are expected to participate actively in class discussions, read carefully, and write extensively. Students will observe and participate in a number of engaging intergroup dialogue exercises and community-based activities.

Intended Audience:

Students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to enroll in this seminar, bringing personal experience and perspective to enrich the discussion of theoretical readings.

SOC 105 - First Year Seminar in Sociology
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
23367
Open
6
 
6Enrollment Management
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
P
28873
Open
13
 
6Enrollment Management
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
003 (SEM)
P
34804
Open
6
6Y1
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0307814297
The other side of the river : a story of two towns, a death, and America's dilemma, Author: Kotlowitz, Alex., Publisher: Anchor Books 2012
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780072874891
Privilege, power, and difference, Author: Allan G. Johnson., Publisher: McGraw-Hill 2nd ed. 2006
Required
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