SOCI101
Introduction to Sociology

Description: Introduction to the sociological study of human behavior, especially social organization, culture, and the social institutions that comprise society. Attention to social change, differentiation and inequality, and other social issues.

This course is a prerequisite for: SOCI 355

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

SOCI170
Introduction to Great Plains StudiesCrosslisted with ANTH 170, GEOG 170, GPSP 170, NRES 170

Description: Interdisciplinary study of the natural environment, social environment, human heritage, arts and humanities of the Great Plains.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI182
Alpha Learning Community Freshman Seminar

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI183
Alpha Learning Community Freshman Seminar

Prerequisites: SOCI 182.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI189H
University Honors Seminar

Prerequisites: Admission to the University Honors Program or by invitation.

University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program.

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

SOCI198
Special Topics

Description: Wide range of different topics at the undergraduate level.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI200
Gender in Contemporary SocietyCrosslisted with WMNS 200

Prerequisites: 3 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Examination of how gender matters in the social world. Introduction to sociological theories about gender and related research. Considers how lifelong gender socialization, social institutions, norms, laws, and cultural practices create gendered effects in every aspect of life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

SOCI201
Social Problems

Prerequisites: 3 hrs of sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Treatment of the principal "problem" areas in contemporary society. Analysis of processes of disorganization in society, with attention to contrasting processes by which social structures are formed and perpetuated.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

SOCI205
Introduction to Social Research I

Prerequisites: 3 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

SOCI 205 and CRIM 251 cannot both be applied toward the degree in arts and sciences.

Description: Introduction to the techniques of collecting and analyzing data and techniques of research reporting. Emphasis on interpretation and evaluation of sociological research.

This course is a prerequisite for: SOCI 206; SOCI 495

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI206
Introduction to Social Research II

Prerequisites: SOCI 205

Description: Practical exercises in the actual conduct of sociological research projects. Emphasis on training and development of skills, techniques, and methods of data analysis, and interpretation of findings in light of sociological theories.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 3 Math/Stat/Reasoning

SOCI209
Sociology of Crime

Prerequisites: 3 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Introduction to the sociological approach to the study of crime, including the definition of crime, approaches to its measurement, and the major theories of crime. Social institutions intended to prevent or correct criminal behavior.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

SOCI217
Sociology of Race and EthnicityCrosslisted with ETHN 217

Prerequisites: 3 hrs sociology or related social sciences

Description: Overview of sociological theories and research on the experiences of different racial, religious, and ethnic groups. Concepts of race and ethnicity, including their social construction. Historical and contemporary racial and ethnic relations and patterns of inequality. Intersections of race, social institutions, and social policies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

SOCI226
Families and SocietyCrosslisted with WMNS 226

Prerequisites: 3 hrs of sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Overview of the sociological study of families. Family and marriage patterns over time. Socialization, economic exchange, and social support functions of family roles. The effect of the economy, public policy, and other social institutions on families. Emphasis on gender, sexuality, social class, and racial/ethnic diversity in U.S families.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 6 Social Science

SOCI241
Rural SociologyCrosslisted with AECN 276

Prerequisites: Open to second semester freshmen and above.

Description: The rural environment and its people; its groups and associations; and its social institutions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI252
Health, Medicine,and Society

Prerequisites: 3 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Introduction to the sociological approach to understanding health and medicine. The relationship between social conditions and physical and mental health. Differences in health across social groups. Medical care and health care policies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI261
Conflict and Conflict ResolutionCrosslisted with ANTH 261, POLS 261

Description: Introduction to the study of the biological, economic, political-historical, and cultural bases of war and group conflict.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Relations&Compar

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI309
Drugs and Society

Prerequisites: 6 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Historical and contemporary patterns of drug use. Analysis of the antecedents and consequences of various forms of drug abuse. Examination of the types and effectiveness of legal responses to specific classes of drugs including; prohibition, decriminalization, and legalization. Prevention and treatment approaches to drug use.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI310A
Applied Sociology: Community-based Research I

Prerequisites: SOCI 101 and 205, or permission.

Description: Research methods organized around an applied research project. Conduct research in an applied setting, preparation of interview schedules, problem definition, review of research techniques, and research design and measurement.

This course is a prerequisite for: SOCI 310B

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI310B
Applied Sociology: Community-based Research II

Prerequisites: SOCI 310A with a C or higher

Description: Continuation of SOCI 310A.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

SOCI311
Sociology of Juvenile Delinquency

Prerequisites: 6 hrs of sociology or related social sciences.

CRIM 337 and SOCI 311 cannot both be applied toward the degree.

Description: Nature and extent of juvenile delinquency, considered in relation to the role of adolescents in modern society. Includes a review of the methods used to study delinquency, theories of delinquency, social influences on delinquent behavior, and the nature of the juvenile justice system.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI320
Sociology of Sport

Prerequisites: 6 hrs of sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Social, cultural, political, and economic aspects of sport as a social institution. Gender, race, and social class issues related to sport.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI325
Contemporary Family IssuesCrosslisted with WMNS 325

Prerequisites: 6 hrs sociology or related social sciences

Description: In-depth examination of select contemporary issues confronting families and family research. Adolescent pregnancy, union formation, parenting, work-family, divorce and family instability, and family violence. Topics vary by instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI341
Social Psychology of Inequality

Prerequisites: 6 hrs sociology or related social sciences

Description: Analysis of social structures and social processes that contribute to, maintain, or change social inequalities across social categories such as gender and race.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI346
Environmental Sociology

Prerequisites: 6 hrs sociology or related social sciences or permission

Description: Role of humans in the ecosystem, especially the interaction of human societies with the natural environment, including other species and other human societies. Theories of the sociocultural causes of environmentally-related problems and the policies designed to deal with these problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI353
Sociology of Health Care and Health Professions

Prerequisites: 6 hrs sociology or related social sciences

Description: Social and cultural bases of health care and health professions. Organization, distribution, and delivery of health care. Institution and profession of medicine and health-allied fields. Critical evaluation of medical care system and health policy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI355
Theory and Intensive Writing

Prerequisites: SOCI 101

Intensive writing activity to prepare students to undertake an independent research project.

Description: Introduction to sociological theories written by key classical and contemporary social theorists. Emphasis on how sociologists try to understand and make predictions about the social world. Analysis of a range of issues, such as how social contexts shape people's identities, how people form connections with one another, and inequalities related to race, class, and gender.

This course is a prerequisite for: SOCI 495

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI362
Ethics and the Responsible Conduct of Research

Prerequisites: 6 hours of social and/or biological sciences

Description: Ethical decision making in research. Comprehensive review of the responsible conduct of research. Identify, define, and analyze ethical issues in the conduct of human subject research. Study civic responsibility and stewardship in the context of the responsible conduct of research. Examine emergent areas of human subjects in an increasingly interdisciplinary research environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

SOCI373
Sociology of Mass Media

Prerequisites: 6 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Introduction to the sociological study of mass media, including the social construction of gender, race, class, and politics. Explores audience interaction with media texts. Emphasis on analytical skills for media literacy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI382
StorytellingCrosslisted with MODL 382, GLST 382, MRST 382

Description: Close study of stories, in various forms, from around the world. Considers the role of gender, race, and history as lenses through which to approach the production and reception of storytelling. Readings, discussions, and assignments conducted in English.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

SOCI396
Research Experience

Prerequisites: Major or minor in sociology; SOCI 205 and 206; SOCI 355 or 455; and permission.

Description: Participation in a research project under the supervision of an experienced researcher in the Department of Sociology, the Bureau of Sociological Research, or a public agency or private enterprise (e.g., the Gallup Organization) engaged in sociological research.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

SOCI397
Internship Experience

Prerequisites: Sociology major or minor, 9 hrs sociology, and permission

Students should see chief undergraduate adviser for details.

Description: Internship and professional experience at government agencies, private, non-profit, or other organizations

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

SOCI398
Special Topics

Description: Wide range of different topics at the undergraduate level.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI399
Advanced Readings

Prerequisites: Open to seniors and especially qualified juniors, with permission.

Description: Special readings on selected topics; investigations in library or field.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

SOCI399H
Honors: Advanced Readings

Prerequisites: Open to candidates for degrees with distinction, with high distinction, and with highest distinction in the College of Arts and Sciences and to seniors and especially qualified juniors, with permission.

Description: Special readings on selected topics; investigations in library or field.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

SOCI407
Strategies of Social Research: Qualitative MethodsCrosslisted with SOCI 807

Description: Systematic review and application of qualitative research methods, including participant observation, unstructured interviewing, audiovisual techniques and personal document analysis; data collection and interpretation emphasized as well as different theoretical assumptions underlying their various approaches.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI435
Mass CommunicationCrosslisted with SOCI 835

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Analysis of the structure and effects of the media of mass communication.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI442
Personality and Social StructureCrosslisted with SOCI 842

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Personality and the sociocultural environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI443
Sociology of Mental HealthCrosslisted with SOCI 843

Prerequisites: 9 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Social origins of mental health and illness; social distribution of mental health by race, class, and gender; social construction of mental health; mental health care systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI444
Social DemographyCrosslisted with SOCI 844

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Historical and cross-cultural approach to population issues by linking changes in fertility and mortality to social institutions. Focuses on the link between population processes and such issues as gender roles, the role of the family, the Third World, and poverty and inequality.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI445
Sociology of Urban AreasCrosslisted with SOCI 845

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Trends in urbanization that incorporate demography, ecology, and planning. Selected urban problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI448
Family DiversityCrosslisted with ETHN 448, SOCI 848

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Analyzes diversity in family structure and family choices. Includes: rural families, gay/lesbian families, Native American families, African American families, Latino families, working class and working poor families and cohabitation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI449
Perspectives on FamiliesCrosslisted with SOCI 849

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Sociological perspectives on marriage and different family types. Focuses on formation and organization of families, and issues confronting families. Emphasizes contemporary research and theory.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI452
Sociology of ReligionCrosslisted with SOCI 852

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Consideration of sources and nature of religion, drawing on contributions of anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists, and others. Emphasis on interaction of religion and society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI454
Physical Health DisparitiesCrosslisted with SOCI 854, ETHN 454

Prerequisites: 9 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Contribution of social inequality to health outcomes; Intersection of individual and social factors through which racial, economic, and gender differences in health emerge.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI455
History of Sociological TheoryCrosslisted with SOCI 855

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Survey of the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century writers whose ideas have had a strong impact on the development of contemporary sociology and sociological theories. Emphasis on the work of such persons as Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, George Herbert Mead, and Georg Simmel.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI460
Education and SocietyCrosslisted with SOCI 860

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Analysis of education as a social institution and its relationship to other institutions, e.g., economy, polity, religion, and the family. Emphasizes the role of the educational institution as an agent of stability and change. Emphasis on research and policy evaluation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI462
Basic Regression AnalysisCrosslisted with SOCI 862, SRAM 863

Prerequisites: SOCI 101, 205, and 206; and permission

Description: The logic and techniques of sociological data analysis: use statistical software to run linear regression analyses and assess violations of regression assumption; the development of theoretically driven models; and the interpretation of results from linear regression analyses.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI463
Advanced Social Research MethodsCrosslisted with SOCI 863

Prerequisites: SOCI 101, 205, and 206; and permission

Description: The logic and design of sociological research: the nature of science and logic of social inquiry; epistemic relations; design of research problems; data collection techniques and sampling.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI464
Sociological TheoryCrosslisted with SOCI 864

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: The conceptual structures of selected theorists and of the basis of theory construction and testing.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI465
Survey Design and AnalysisCrosslisted with SOCI 865, SRAM 465, SRAM 865

Prerequisites: SOCI 205 and SOCI 206

Description: Basic issues related to the design and analysis of sample surveys. The basics of questionnaire construction, sampling, data collection, analysis and data presentation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI466
Pro-seminar in International Relations ICrosslisted with ECON 466, AECN 467, ANTH 479, GEOG 448, HIST 479, POLS 466, ANTH 879, ECON 866, GEOG 848, HIST 879, POLS 866, SOCI 866

Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission.

Open to students with an interest in international relations.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Relations&Compar Integrative Courses, Research Human-Economic Geography Comp Intrntnl & Reg Develpmnt Variable group based on topic

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI470
Sociology of Occupations and ProfessionsCrosslisted with SOCI 870

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Presentation of frameworks for occupations and professions; analysis of occupational structure and mobility in American society and its relation to adult socialization and career development; occupational and professional associations and society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI471
Human Sexuality and SocietyCrosslisted with CYAF 471, EDPS 471, PSYC 471, CYAF 871, EDPS 871, PSYC 871, SOCI 871

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Open to advanced students planning careers in the professions in which knowledge of human behavior and society is important (e.g., helping professions, medicine, law, ministry, education, etc.).

Description: Interdisciplinary approach to the study of human sexuality in terms of the psychological, social, cultural, anthropological, legal, historical, and physical characteristics of individual sexuality and sex in society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI474
Sociology of DevianceCrosslisted with SOCI 874

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

CRIM 413 and SOCI 474 cannot both be applied toward the degree.

Description: Theory and empirical research on conformity and deviance. Survey of the development of scholarly thinking on the nature and sources of deviance, societal reactions to deviance, and processes of social control.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission

Capstone course.

Description: Holistic approach to the selection and analysis of planning strategies for protecting water quality from nonpoint sources of contamination. Introduction to the use of methods of analyzing the impact of strategies on whole systems and subsystems; for selecting strategies; and for evaluating present strategies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:American Government&Public Pol
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

SOCI478

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission.

Description: An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI480
Social Inequality: Stratification and Life ChancesCrosslisted with SOCI 880

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Structured inequalities, including social class, race/ethnicity, gender and age stratification. The intersections of these as institutionalized inequalities examined for their causes and effects on individuals and groups. Emphasis on the role of social power, economic resources and occupational structures in the nature of inequality and social mobility in the United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI481
Minority GroupsCrosslisted with ETHN 481, SOCI 881

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Systematic examination of racial, ethnic, and other minority groups. History and present status of such groups, the origins of prejudice and discrimination, and the application of social science knowledge toward the elimination of minority group problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI490
Sociology of GenderCrosslisted with SOCI 890, WMNS 490

Prerequisites: 9 hrs social sciences

SOCI 200 is strongly recommended.

Description: Evaluation and application of scholarly theory and research on gender in societal context. The nature and effects of sex stratification, gendered culture, institutionalized sexism, feminist theory and sociology of knowledge.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI491
Political SociologyCrosslisted with SOCI 891

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Application of sociological analysis to the problem of power; power structures and elite formation as they relate to democratic society and political extremism.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

SOCI495
Senior Seminar

Prerequisites: Senior standing; sociology major; SOCI 205; SOCI 355

SOCI 206 is strongly recommended.

Description: A senior-level overview of the discipline of sociology, including theory, methods, and substantive areas. The development of sociology, new directions in the discipline, and current research and literature critically analyzed. Satisfies research experience requirement for Sociology majors.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

SOCI498
Special TopicsCrosslisted with SOCI 898

Prerequisites: Varies.

Description: Wide variety of different topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE: