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2020-2021 Sociology General

Sociology General Courses

2000
SYG

Principles of Sociology

(Offered fall, spring, and summer). This course provides an introduction to the concepts, theories, and methods of sociology. Major topics include: society and culture, personality and socialization, individuals, groups and institutions, deviance, crime, and social control; social class, family, age and aging, health and medicine, race and ethnicity, population and environment, tourism, social movements, technology, and social change.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2000H
SYG

Honors Principles Of Sociology

(Offered fall, spring, and summer). This course provides an introduction to the concepts, theories, and methods of sociology. Major topics include: society and culture, personality and socialization, individuals, groups and institutions, deviance, crime, and social control; social class, family, age and aging, health and medicine, race and ethnicity, population and environment, tourism, social movements, technology, and social change.

Credit hours: 3

2010
SYG

Social Problems

(Offered fall, spring, and summer). The course provides an introduction to the concepts, theories, and methods of the sociological study of social problems. Major topics include: the origins and trends of social problems and their associated solutions with a focus on poverty and inequality, racism, sexism, substance abuse, crime and violence, urban and environmental problems, technology, and social change.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2010H
SYG

Honors Social Problems

(Offered fall, spring, and summer). The course provides an introduction to the concepts, theories, and methods of the sociological study of social problems. Major topics include: the origins and trends of social problems and their associated solutions with a focus on poverty and inequality, racism, sexism, substance abuse, crime and violence, urban and environmental problems, technology, and social change.

Credit hours: 3

2430
SYG

Marriage and Family Living

(Offered fall and spring). This course is an analysis of courtship, mate selection, engagement, marriage, and child rearing, with emphasis on the contemporary American family.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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