Course Information: Same as and. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. Examines social, political and economic issues affecting Latino groups. Course Information: Prerequisite s :. This course examines processes of globalization and their impact on national and local level social processes. I will lecture on the readings and we will also discuss them in class, but my lectures will also draw on outside materials. Explores the meanings and social position of children and youth in society and examines how contemporary ideas about these categories emerged.
Prerequisite s : or consent of the instructor. Course Information: Prerequisite s :. Ask a misleading question, and the answer, even if quickly and correctly discovered, is still misleading. Some changes are more important than others. Course Information: Prerequisite s :. Individual and Society course, and World Cultures course.
Charon reader: 8, 12, 38. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. Sociology equips us with a special form of consciousness this consciousness helps us to better understand the social forces we confront, especially those that constrain us and free us. Sociological and social-psychological analysis of racial, religious, and other ethnic groups; consideration of historical and current social problems arising from their relationships in society. There are four main research methods that are currently used; experiment, survey, participation observation, and existing sources. Critically thinking about our own personal experiences often leads us to important sociological questions.
Prerequisite s : or , and an additional 200-level sociology elective, and junior standing; or consent of the instructor. Individual study for students working on a senior thesis under the supervision of a faculty advisor. Each of these four research methods has their own advantages and disadvantages, and even some limitations. Prerequisite s : or or or ; or consent of the instructor. A survey of the major approaches to explaining social pheomena drawn from representative nineteenth and twentieth-century social theorists. This course examines recent social, economic and political trends, assesses the state of the world, and identifies the forces that are shaping it. Now that we have discussed the different types of research methods, I am going to discuss the research methods that are used in an article that I researched on suicide.
The development of this type of thinking is facilitated by class discussions, small group discussions, reading, and writing. Some Sociology courses are offered only periodically. The in-class work will include: Collaborative Learning Groups, in which a question is posed, students work alone writing, then work in groups to collaborate on an answer to the question; Think-Pair-Share assignments in which students respond individually to a question or problem, then pair with another student to share ideas and report them to the class; and Group Discussions in which students work in small groups to answer study questions. Prerequisite s : and an additional 200 or 300- level elective in Sociology; and Junior standing or above; or consent of instructor. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. Analysis of race and racism not only in the United States, but also in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe, and other contexts.
Prerequisite s : and ; and senior standing or above and one 400-level elective in sociology and consent of the instructor. I not only changed my status, but the outcome of how my life will end up. You must read the assigned material prior to the class meeting. For the people that are my friends or family, I go above and beyond for. Media reports of newsworthy suicides from these sites appear to encourage imitative behavior. Contemporary Social Issues - America As a Diverse Society. Principles of Sociology - Honors.
Because sociology illuminates the human experience. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture and one Discussion. Asian and Asian-American culture, institutions, and organization; immigration, population, settlement patterns; occupations and poverty; family and ethnic identification; inequality and politics; values, prejudice, discrimination. The research method that is mainly used in this article is the existing sources method. Additionally, you may bring a cheat sheet to class for the exams that must consist of a 4X6 index card with anything you want written on it.
Although General Sociology is not designated as a writing emphasis course, students will be regularly required to express their understanding and interpretation of the course material in written form. Survey of the principal methods of social research; problem and concept formation, research design, sampling reliability, internal and external validity, control of alternative explanations, ethical responsibilities of researchers. Wright Mills termed this capacity the sociological imagination — the ability to see our lives, concerns, problems, and hopes as entwined within the larger social and historical context in which we live. Students will gain hands-on experience by collecting data, analyzing data, writing up their findings and presenting their projects to the class. Survey of major topics in sociology of health and medicine including social definitions of health and illness, patient practitioner interaction, the organization of health institutions and professions.