Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 13

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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80385 6980 21 Sep 2022-15 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Morgan, Daniel E Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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80386 6981 21 Sep 2022-15 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kraus, Rebecca S Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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80655 6982 21 Sep 2022-15 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Needleman-Newman, Jamie M Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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80937 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McCourt, Andrea E Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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81055 6381 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Knapp, James L Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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81057 6382 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Baker, Robin E Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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81463 6383 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Warren-Jeanpiere, Lari L Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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81464 6384 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ellis, Renee R Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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82289 6385 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hazel, Jill S Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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82485 6386 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Reiman, Sarah E Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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82485 6386 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Izmirli, Idil P Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
83259 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Hazel, Jill S Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
83260 7381 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Izmirli, Idil P Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
83457 7382 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Knapp, James L Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
83539 7383 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Cody, Susan R Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
83540 7384 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Choi, Joanne EJ Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
85069 4020 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 W 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Rives, Walter N Bldg/Room: Susquehanna Hall 1105 Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
An introduction to the basic concepts, theoretical perspectives, and research methods in sociology. The objective is to apply sociological imagination, perspectives, and research to uncover patterns of social behavior and identify their consequences. Topics include culture, socialization, groups, deviance, stratification, institutions, and social change. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 102 or SOCY 100.
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87008 6983 21 Sep 2022-15 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bond, Helen Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 300 American Society (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An in-depth examination of American society and what it means to be American from a sociological perspective. Discussion explores past and current values, ideals, and norms and applies sociological theories to analyze the ways that these values, ideals, and norms have shaped aspects of American social life, such as politics, consumerism, popular culture, social stratification, economics, diversity, education, religion, and social change. The objective is to identify and describe various aspects of social and cultural change to better understand American society.
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80656 6980 21 Sep 2022-15 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Moayed-Amini, Soheyl Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 300 American Society (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An in-depth examination of American society and what it means to be American from a sociological perspective. Discussion explores past and current values, ideals, and norms and applies sociological theories to analyze the ways that these values, ideals, and norms have shaped aspects of American social life, such as politics, consumerism, popular culture, social stratification, economics, diversity, education, religion, and social change. The objective is to identify and describe various aspects of social and cultural change to better understand American society.
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81466 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Huff, David J Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 300 American Society (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An in-depth examination of American society and what it means to be American from a sociological perspective. Discussion explores past and current values, ideals, and norms and applies sociological theories to analyze the ways that these values, ideals, and norms have shaped aspects of American social life, such as politics, consumerism, popular culture, social stratification, economics, diversity, education, religion, and social change. The objective is to identify and describe various aspects of social and cultural change to better understand American society.
83326 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Norton, Aaron Travis Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 313 The Individual and Society (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. A sociological examination of how individuals shape and are shaped by society. Students will analyze and communicate how the individual self is molded through social forces and how individuals contribute to the continuous creation of society, using micro-level sociological theories and concepts. Discussions will apply sociological concepts and theories to examine interpersonal relations, group processes, identity, and social change. Topics include the influence of social inequality on identity, the social aspects of emotion management, interpersonal conflict and cooperation, and workplace interactions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 312, SOCY 311, or SOCY 313.
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81325 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Moayed-Amini, Soheyl Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 313 The Individual and Society (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. A sociological examination of how individuals shape and are shaped by society. Students will analyze and communicate how the individual self is molded through social forces and how individuals contribute to the continuous creation of society, using micro-level sociological theories and concepts. Discussions will apply sociological concepts and theories to examine interpersonal relations, group processes, identity, and social change. Topics include the influence of social inequality on identity, the social aspects of emotion management, interpersonal conflict and cooperation, and workplace interactions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 312, SOCY 311, or SOCY 313.
83541 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Huff, David J Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 313 The Individual and Society (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. A sociological examination of how individuals shape and are shaped by society. Students will analyze and communicate how the individual self is molded through social forces and how individuals contribute to the continuous creation of society, using micro-level sociological theories and concepts. Discussions will apply sociological concepts and theories to examine interpersonal relations, group processes, identity, and social change. Topics include the influence of social inequality on identity, the social aspects of emotion management, interpersonal conflict and cooperation, and workplace interactions. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BEHS 312, SOCY 311, or SOCY 313.
84759 7381 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Livojevic-Davis, Michele M Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 325 The Sociology of Gender (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An inquiry into how gender is socially constructed and reconstructed in contemporary society. The aim is to assess the interaction between gender and other social identities.
83195 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Brooks, Courtney E Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 325 The Sociology of Gender (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An inquiry into how gender is socially constructed and reconstructed in contemporary society. The aim is to assess the interaction between gender and other social identities.
84743 7381 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Baker, Robin E Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 350 Contemporary Social Problems (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of various local, national, and global problems that affect societies. The aim is to apply sociological perspectives and research to analyze the process by which social conditions become recognized as social problems and are resolved by various actors. Topics include the subjective/objective aspects of social problems, claims about social problems in the media, and how sociologists can help inform possible solutions to social problems. Discussion also covers problems related to human rights, violence, social isolation/loneliness, and social inequality. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: SOCY 105, SOCY 210, or SOCY 350.
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81650 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wilson, Karen Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 350 Contemporary Social Problems (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of various local, national, and global problems that affect societies. The aim is to apply sociological perspectives and research to analyze the process by which social conditions become recognized as social problems and are resolved by various actors. Topics include the subjective/objective aspects of social problems, claims about social problems in the media, and how sociologists can help inform possible solutions to social problems. Discussion also covers problems related to human rights, violence, social isolation/loneliness, and social inequality. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: SOCY 105, SOCY 210, or SOCY 350.
86567 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kollangi, Janel C Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 423 Race and Ethnicity: A Global Perspective (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of race and ethnicity in a variety of social and cultural contexts across the globe. The aim is to apply sociological theories and concepts to understand how race and ethnicity are constructed; how prejudice develops; the ways in which structural racism manifests in society; the social effects of migration and immigration; the global outcomes of slavery and genocide; and how social movements seek to effect change for a more equitable society. Topics include theories of prejudice transmission and reduction, critical race theory, and global consequences of structural racism related to climate change and health.
83543 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ngala, Benedict O Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 423 Race and Ethnicity: A Global Perspective (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of race and ethnicity in a variety of social and cultural contexts across the globe. The aim is to apply sociological theories and concepts to understand how race and ethnicity are constructed; how prejudice develops; the ways in which structural racism manifests in society; the social effects of migration and immigration; the global outcomes of slavery and genocide; and how social movements seek to effect change for a more equitable society. Topics include theories of prejudice transmission and reduction, critical race theory, and global consequences of structural racism related to climate change and health.
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86563 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ngala, Benedict O Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 426 Sociology of Religion (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. Recommended: BEHS 220 or HUMN 350. An advanced examination of religion from a sociological perspective. The aim is to evaluate the influence of social location on religious beliefs and attitudes; examine relationships between church and state; and analyze current religious conflicts and controversies. Topics include fundamentalism versus extremism; modernity; religious conflicts; and the relationship of religion with race, class, gender, sexuality, and politics.
83192 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Maurer, Donna J Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 443 Sociology of the Family (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of the family in society. The goal is to analyze, communicate, and project trends regarding family structures and outcomes through the application of major sociological perspectives. Discussions will use sociological research to describe some of the following: changing definitions of family; demographic trends in marriage and family patterns; social dynamics within families; and the effects of technology on family relationships. Topics include single parenting, blended families, cultural differences among families, changes in families over the life course, and governmental policies regarding families.
83327 7380 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: McCourt, Andrea E Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 443 Sociology of the Family (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of the family in society. The goal is to analyze, communicate, and project trends regarding family structures and outcomes through the application of major sociological perspectives. Discussions will use sociological research to describe some of the following: changing definitions of family; demographic trends in marriage and family patterns; social dynamics within families; and the effects of technology on family relationships. Topics include single parenting, blended families, cultural differences among families, changes in families over the life course, and governmental policies regarding families.
84778 7381 19 Oct 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kouzis, Anthony C Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 443 Sociology of the Family (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of the family in society. The goal is to analyze, communicate, and project trends regarding family structures and outcomes through the application of major sociological perspectives. Discussions will use sociological research to describe some of the following: changing definitions of family; demographic trends in marriage and family patterns; social dynamics within families; and the effects of technology on family relationships. Topics include single parenting, blended families, cultural differences among families, changes in families over the life course, and governmental policies regarding families.
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86564 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Rosen, Jennifer L Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 462 Women in the Military (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced examination of women in the military from a sociological perspective. The objective is to understand gender, power, and the changing roles of women in the military; assess how policies affect women in the military; examine military, community, and family support systems for military women; and compare the roles and duties of women in the U.S. armed forces in war and peacetime with those of military women in other countries. Topics include the social construction of gender and sexuality of the armed forces; the history of women in the military; violence against women in the military; rank, status, and advancement of women in the military; and postmilitary transitions and career options for women.
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81359 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kofman, Larisa Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 473 Cities and Communities (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. An advanced sociological study of cities and the urban land­scape. The aim is to apply major sociological theories to inves­tigate interdependencies between social action, urbanization, and the environment. Focus is on current issues relevant to the challenge of building livable and sustainable cities. Topics include urban social networks, suburbanization, social prob­lems of urbanization, and urban planning and policies.
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82196 6380 17 Aug 2022-11 Oct 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kroliczak, Alice Syllabus Course Materials
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