Sociology - Spring 2017

Intro to Sociology — 3160
SOC 1510 – 3 credits
David B. Kadanoff

Students will use sociological perspectives to critically analyze and understand taken-for-granted aspects of our social world. The influences of culture, socialization, social groups, and institutions on human behavior are investigated. Cultural diversity and issues related to social inequalities are also explored. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Sociology — 3163
SOC 1510 – 3 credits
David B. Kadanoff

Students will use sociological perspectives to critically analyze and understand taken-for-granted aspects of our social world. The influences of culture, socialization, social groups, and institutions on human behavior are investigated. Cultural diversity and issues related to social inequalities are also explored. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to Sociology — 3172
SOC 1510 – 3 credits
David B. Kadanoff

Students will use sociological perspectives to critically analyze and understand taken-for-granted aspects of our social world. The influences of culture, socialization, social groups, and institutions on human behavior are investigated. Cultural diversity and issues related to social inequalities are also explored. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Sociology — 3175
SOC 1510 – 3 credits
Siby Thomas

Students will use sociological perspectives to critically analyze and understand taken-for-granted aspects of our social world. The influences of culture, socialization, social groups, and institutions on human behavior are investigated. Cultural diversity and issues related to social inequalities are also explored. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Social Problems — 3169
SOC 2520 – 3 credits
David B. Kadanoff

Students will apply the sociological perspective to an understanding of major issues and conflicts in American society. They will explore the impact of social and cultural factors on the creation and definition of social problems and policies, and investigate possible solutions to these problems. Prerequisite: SOC 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Race and Ethnicity — 3177
SOC 2580 – 3 credits
Siby Thomas

This course helps students appreciate the multicultural basis of American society. The course is designed to improve understanding of prejudice and discrimination, explore ways to improve intergroup communication and relations, and examine challenges faced by professionals working in settings with racial, ethnic, and religious diversity. Prerequisite: SOC 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 251
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Sex, Sexuality, and Gender — 3187
SOC 2590 – 3 credits
Shannon E. Bessette

Students will learn to sex, sexuality, or gender, practices and concepts both from around the world and here in the United States. Students will be able to compare and contrast people's understanding of the body and its development, how people come to understand their own sex and gender characteristics, and the place that each one of us occupies in terms of our sex, sexuality, and gender behaviors. Corerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 284
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Popular Culture — 3889
SOC 7501 – 3 credits
David B. Kadanoff

Students will explore theoretical perspectives and empirical work in the sociology of popular culture in order to examine the significance of popular culture in society. At the core of the analysis will be he role of power in affecting the meanings associated with various forms of culture. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am