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Sociology

155 Pauli Murray Hall (formerly Hamilton Hall), CB# 3210
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First Session, 2022

SOCI 122 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)

MAYMESTER. ONLINE. Examination of domination and subordination in general and in specific institutional areas (e.g., economy, polity) along racial and ethnic lines. Causes of changes in the levels of inequality and stratification are also studied.

SOCI 130 Family and Society (3)

Comparative analysis of kinship systems and family relations. Courtship, marriage, and parent-child relations viewed within a life-cycle framework. Students may not receive credit for both SOCI 130 and SOCI 425. LATE AFTERNOON.

SOCI 411 Social Movements (3)

MAYMESTER. Examines the origins, dynamics, and consequences of protest and social movements including historical and contemporary movements from the United States and around the globe. Students may not receive credit for both SOCI 413 and 411.

SOCI 427 The Labor Force (MNGT 427)(3)

Supply and characteristics of labor and of jobs, including industrial and occupational changes, education and mobility of labor, and changing demography of the workforce.

Second Session, 2022

SOCI 101 Sociological Perspectives (3)

ONLINE. Introduction to sociology as a discipline that includes study of differences and equality, social structure and institutions, culture, social change, individuals and populations, and social psychology.

SOCI 124 Sex and Gender in Society (3)

Examination of the social differentiation between men and women. Attention to the extent, causes, and consequences of sexual inequality and to changes in sex roles and their impact on interpersonal relations.

SOCI 415 Economy and Society (MNGT 415)(3)

Examination of the structure and operation of institutions where economy and society intersect and interact, such as education, industrial organizations, on-the-job training, labor markets, and professional associations. Emphasis on the contemporary United States, with selected comparisons with Western Europe and Japan.

SOCI 422 Sociology of Mental Health and Illness (3)

Examines the uniqueness of the sociological perspective in understanding mental health and illness. Draws upon various theoretical perspectives to best understand patterns, trends, and definitions of mental health and illness in social context. Focuses on how social factors influence definitions, perceptions, patterns, and trends of mental health and illness.