Sociology Courses

Course Number Course Title Course Description
SOC1513 Ethnic Relations. (3) Economic, political, educational, and racial status of ethnic minorities are examined, including relations between minority groups. Three lecture hours per week.
SOC2113 Introduction to Sociology. (3) An introductory course designed to give a general overview of the perspectives, concepts, and methodology of sociology. Students will be encouraged to think critically about social life. Three lecture hours per week.
SOC2133 Social Problems. (3) A study of contemporary social problems, with emphasis on their sociocultural causes and preventative and curative social actions. SOC 2113 is recommended preparation. Three lecture hours per week.
SOC2143 Marriage and Family. (3) A survey of the nature and functions of family as a cultural unit, the institution of marriage, and the factors that make for change in family relationships. Offers students the opportunity to think critically about dating, mating, parenting, and making choices in relationships. SOC 2113 is recommended preparation. Three lecture hours per week.
SOC2513 The Family. (3) A study of the family institution, with special emphasis on the contemporary American family. Three lecture hours per week.
SOC2243 Cultural Anthropology. (3) Cultural Anthropology provides a comparative approach to the analysis of human cultural and social diversity. Emphasis is placed on the application of anthropological concepts, theories, and research toward understanding human societies and solving social problems. Three lecture hours per week.