Sociology Summer Courses

It’s still winter, but Sociology will be offering some great Summer classes this year! Enrollment begins Monday, April 4. All courses will be taught 100% remotely.

Soc 131: Criminal Justice in America
Online, Jun 20 – Jul 17
MTWR 8:55 AM – 11:20 AM CT
Day-to-day functioning of the elements of the criminal justice system in the U.S. Nature of crime in the U.S., ideas about causes and solutions. Emphasis on the sociology of the components of criminal justice system–organization and roles of police, lawyers, court and correctional personnel.
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Soc 134: Sociology of Race & Ethnicity in the United States
Online, Jun 20 – Aug 14
MTWR 8:55 AM – 11:20 AM CT
The nature of inter-group relations; emphasis on various forms of racism, discrimination, and white privilege; historical background and characteristics of American Indians, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities; a consideration of economic, housing, political, legal, educational, familial, and health challenges faced by minority groups in US society.
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Soc 211: The Sociological Enterprise
Online, Jul 18 – Aug 14
MTWR 2:35 PM – 5:00 PM CT
Basic principles and definitions of sociology. Readings and discussion of the perspectives of sociology, the individual and society, groups and social process, stratification, organizations and power, demography, and social change. Gateway to advanced courses in sociology.
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***If you are taking a sociology course to meet the nursing prerequisite, view details for the course on the Guide to make sure one of the ‘Course Designations’ is ‘Breadth – Social Science’

This post was authored by Academic Affairs on 02/18/2022.