SOC 300 - Sociological Principles and Problems
Section: 001
Term: FA 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. For some, the course will serve as an introduction; for others, as an integration of more specialized courses.

The course will be organized in three units: Micro-Sociology, Meso-Sociology, and Macro-Sociology. Analysis of primary sources will be enhanced by secondary source readings and students' research on a subject of their choice. Topics related to MCAT preparation will be included in the syllabus.

Course Requirements:

Classroom time will be comprised of lectures, small-group discussions, and audio-visual supplements. Grading opportunities will include attendance/participation, 3 exams and 3 major assignments.

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for upper-level undergraduate students 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)
7Jr or Sr
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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