College of Arts and Sciences
SOC 501 Social Gerontology Credit, 3 hours
Comprehensive examination of aging in contemporary society, with emphases on the theories and social consequence of aging for individuals, groups, and society.
SOC 502 Sociology of Education Credit, 3 hours
Comprehensive study of education as an institution of enculturation, with emphasis on the relationship of education and other social institutions, schools as experienced by students, and contemporary crisis in education.
SOC 505 Urban Geography Credit, 3 hours
Locational aspect of urbanization; functions of and relations among cities and between urban, suburban, and exurban areas of metropolitan areas. Internal structure of urban areas.
SOC 511 Selected Topics in Sociology Credit, 3 hours
Topics vary. Course may be repeated for credit as topic changes.
SOC 545 Sex Roles, Gender, and Culture Credit, 3 hours
Study of sex roles within broader cultural patterns in various societies. Topics include: acquisition of gender, interactional styles, and political/economic consequences of gender differences.
SOC 580 Development of Sociological Theory Credit, 3 hours
Origins and development of prominent sociological theories and the contributions of outstanding theorists.
SOC 590 Independent Study in Sociology Credit, 3 hours