Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Present and Upcoming Sociology Courses

SUMMER 2020

Introduction to Sociology – SOC 1010 (U) (Online)

Sociological topics regarding social behavior, institutional dynamics and social change are examined, and the principles and basic concepts used by sociologists are taught.

Race, Class, & Gender - Soc 2640 (U) (Online)

Introduction to the study of race, class and gender as factors in American stratification.

African American Culture - SOC 2900 (U) (online)

A survey of the sociohistorical and cultural factors related to the African American experience in the United States.

Deviant Behavior - SOC 4720(U)/5720(G) (online) (WAC)

Study and analysis of the nature, meaning and process of deviant behavior in terms of social norms, control and societal reaction.

FALL 2020

Introduction to Sociology – SOC 1010 (U) (Lecture/Online)

Sociological topics regarding social behavior, institutional dynamics and social change are examined, and the principles and basic concepts used by sociologists are taught.

Social Problems - SOC 1020 (U) (Online)

Introduces students to the sociological perspective through the analysis of various social problems including inequality, population, environment, workplace and deviant behavior.

Proseminar in Sociology I - SOC 2000 (U)

Students are introduced to the academic and professional nature of Sociology. Topics covered include professional socialization, honor theses, portfolio construction, preparation for graduate studies, and career development.

the Family & Society - SOC 2150 (U)(Online)

Examines evolving family structures, focusing on the impact that cultural, political, and social factors have on private personal relationships and the public social institution of the family.

Race, Class, & Gender - Soc 2640 (U)

Introduction to the study of race, class and gender as factors in American stratification.

African American Culture - SOC 2900 (U)

A survey of the sociohistorical and cultural factors related to the African American experience in the United States.

Social Research Methods - SOC 3270(U)/5270(G)

Introduction to procedures used in the various phases of sociological research.

Social Inequality - Soc 3640 (U)

This course examines the bases, varieties and consequences of systems of inequality, including the development of and changes in inequality patterns in the US and other societies.

Ecotourism: Studies of the Africana World - SOC 3890 (U) (ONLINE)

Introduce students to the field of ecotourism studies and specific challenges of community development and sustainability. The course covers ecotoursim in the Africana world of Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

Proseminar in Sociology II - SOC 4000 (U)

Discussion among faculty and students devoted to the study of Sociology with a special focus on the development of a professional portfolio for graduate work or career.

Classical Theory - SOC 4040(U)/5040 (G)

19th Century theory in sociology with emphasis on A. Comte, K. Marx, E. Durkheim, T. Veblen, M. Weber and H. Spencer.

Community Organizing & Development - SOC 4100(U) (Online)

This course will review the major forms of community and organizing since World War II. Practical issues and theoretical issues will be stressed. Students will engage in intensive case study research applying the course concepts in addition to reading and writing on the various topics.

Sociology of Popular Culture - SOC 4980(U)/5980(G) (Online)

Special Topics course. Contact Dr. Patricia Case for further details (patricia.case@utoledo.edu).

Introduction to Graduate Studies in Sociology - SOC 6000 (G)

Graduate students are exposed to and get acquainted with the academic and professional nature of the field of sociology from the experience of several faculty members. Some of the topics that will be covered include writing theses, doing internships and seeking graduate work and careers.

Advanced Social Research Methods - SOC 6270 (G)

Examination of advanced methods of data collection in sociological research.

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