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2024 Summer: May 8 - August 13

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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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50142 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Engvig, Mona B 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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50256 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open 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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50257 6382 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 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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50560 6383 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Schjott, David 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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50561 6384 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: McDonnell, Lisa 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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51480 6385 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Rosen, Jennifer 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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51674 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Wise, 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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51675 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 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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52107 6982 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Gardner, Michelle H 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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52568 6984 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Ngala, Benedict O 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.
53641 4020 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 W 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Meminger, Maisha Bldg/Room: Hornbake Library (Undergrad) 0115 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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50563 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Norton, Aaron Travis 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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52108 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 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.
53597 4065 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Meminger, Maisha Bldg/Room: Tawes Fine Arts 1106 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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50463 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Livojevic-Davis, Michele M 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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54410 6381 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Huff, David J 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.
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50361 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Brooks, Courtney 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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50688 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 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.
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50347 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Humphrey, Marja Syllabus Course Materials
SOCY 426 Sociology of Religion (3)
Prerequisite: SOCY 100. 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.
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50464 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 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.
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52109 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: McCourt, Andrea E 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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50490 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 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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52110 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Kouzis, Anthony C Syllabus Course Materials
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