Sociology (SOC)

SOC 220      PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY      Credits: 3

This course is an introduction to sociological principles, social institutions, social structure, social changes, and social and cultural trends.

SOC 230      DIVERSITY STUDIES      Credits: 3

An examination of sociological theory and concepts as a foundation for the study of social and cultural diversity in American society. The etiology of institutional discrimination and individual prejudices are examined with the focus on their effect upon human behavior and institutional performance.

SOC 321      SOCIOLOGY OF DIVERSITY      Credits: 3

An examination of social and cultural diversity in American society. The etiology of institutional discrimination and individual prejudices are examined, with a focus on their effect upon human behavior and institutional performance.
Prerequisites: SOC 220 with a C or higher.

SOC 362      SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY      Credits: 3

Social Psychology is defined as the scientific study of how individuals think, feel, and behave in social situations. This course is an examination of the foundations of personality and the interplay of culture and personality, as well as the behavior of groups.

SOC 496      SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM      Credits: 3

A departmental specific course.
Prerequisites: Department Chair approval.

SOC 499      INDEPENDENT STUDY      Credits: 3