Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Present and Upcoming Sociology Courses

SPRING 2022
SOC 1010 -  Introduction to Sociology (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.

SOC 1020 - Social Problems (Online)

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

SOC 2640 - Race, Class, & Gender

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

SOC 2980* - Race & Ethnic Minorities

This course is a sociological exploration of American racial and ethnic groups. Emphasis is placed on the social construction of race and ethnicity and patterns of intergroup interactions. The historical experiences of selected groups are examined with emphasis on structural inequalities.   * [note: course # to eventually change to 2660]

SOC 2900 - African American Culture (Online)

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

SOC 3290 - Social Statistics

Study of major statistical procedures and techniques in sociology.

SOC 3800  - Social Psychology

An introduction to theory and research concerning social influences on the experience and behavior of individuals. Includes interaction patterns, interpersonal and intergroup relations.

SOC 3890 - Ecotourism: Studies of the Africana World (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.

SOC 4180 - Medical Sociology (Online)

An analysis of the sociocultural factors in health and illness, and in medical and paramedical services, and in the field of health practice as a social institution.

SOC 4440- Methods of Population Analysis

Methods of population analysis, including examination and evaluation of data sources.

SOC 4530 - Qualitative Approaches in Social Science Research

This course examines qualitative methods used in social science research. Focusing on ethnographic and qualitative methods, the course provides students the skills necessary to design and conduct qualitative research studies.

SOC 4760- Juvenile Delinquency

Delinquency and delinquent behavior, including definitions, extent, process, types and causes; methods of prevention, protective control and treatment; institutional and non-institutional facilities and services.

Graduate CourseS

SOC 5180 - Medical Sociology (Online)

An analysis of the sociocultural factors in health and illness, and in medical and paramedical services, and in the field of health practice as a social institution.

SOC 5290 - Social Statistics

Study of major statistical procedures and techniques in sociology.

SOC 5440-Methods of Population Analysis

Methods of population analysis, including examination and evaluation of data sources.

SOC 5530 - Qualitative Approaches in Social Science Research

This course examines qualitative methods used in social science research. Focusing on ethnographic and qualitative methods, the course provides students the skills necessary to design and conduct qualitative research studies.

SOC 5760- Juvenile Delinquency

Delinquency and delinquent behavior, including definitions, extent, process, types and causes; methods of prevention, protective control and treatment; institutional and non-institutional facilities and services.

Last Updated: 10/18/21