SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology (S7 900)
This course is an introduction to sociology, with a brief history and outline of the basic methods and concepts used in the description and understanding of group behavior. Discussions will also center on how those principles relate to the three theoretical perspectives: functional analysis, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism.
SOC 202: Modern Social Problems (S7 901)
This course is a study of some of the major social problems facing men and women in the second half of the 20th century up to the present. Topics may include family, poverty, race, education, health care, and power.
SOC 203: Sociology of the Family (S7 902)
This course is both a specialized topic within the discipline of sociology as well as a survey course in the area of sociology. The course content will provide students with a general understanding of the nature and diversity of the American family. Attention is given to the roles and relationships of men and women to one another and to children in marriage and family in contemporary society.