SOC

Sociology

  • SOC 2000 Introduction to Sociology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the processes through which individuals become members of groups, organizations, institutions, and societies, and how human social interactions lead to changes in social life and structures. Integrated Writing course. Multicultural Competence course.

  • SOC 2010 Simulated Society

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    SIMSOC is a learning game designed to supplement the materials covered in introductory sociology courses. The game involves students as members of a simulated society. May be taken for letter grade or pass/unsatisfactory. Prerequisite or corequisite: Soc 2000

  • SOC 2020 Simulated Society II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Builds on experience of Simulated Society and analyzes societal processes; small group interaction stratification, leadership roles, political and economic philosophies; and minority relations. Students simulate a society and analyze experience.

  • SOC 2200 Social Problems

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analyzes how social problems are identified, legitimated and addressed in contemporary society. Uses major theoretical perspectives to evaluate and analyze social problems, develops proposals for addressing them, and compares and contrasts social problems in cross-cultural context.

  • SOC 2210 Exploring Social Problems

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on specific social problems. Topics vary.

  • SOC 3000 Internship in Criminal Justice and Family

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised field experience in criminal justice and family agencies. Requires readings, activity log, progress report, and final synthesis paper. Must be prearranged with department's internship coordinator at least one term prior to placement.

  • SOC 3100 Sociology of the Family

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Sociological analysis of the development of the family and the its relationship to society and the individual. Topics include courtship, marriage, parenthood, adulthood, and aging.

  • SOC 3110 Sociology of Religion

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores the influence that various religions have on society and, in turn, on the effect of social structure and culture on religion. Attention given to American religiosity as well as religion in other cultures.

  • SOC 3200 Exploring Social Problems

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on specific social problems. Topics vary.

  • SOC 3210 Sociology of Deviance

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Extensive exploration of the various sociological approaches to the study of deviance and social disorganization with emphasis on contemporary sociological theory and research.

  • SOC 3220 Juvenile Delinquency

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Problems of definition and treatment of delinquency. Preparation for further study and work with delinquents.

  • SOC 3230 Intensive Alcohol Education Program

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Observation of and participation in intensive alcohol education program which presents individuals with factual material about the effects of substance abuse.

  • SOC 3240 Drug and Alcohol Intervention Workshop

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Participant observation of the intervention and treatment of drug and alcohol problems including therapy and counseling groups, client/therapist contact, and professionals practicing intervention and confrontation techniques. This course has a fee that is non-refundable once the term begins.

  • SOC 3300 Social Organization

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theories and analysis of social organization in its historical and present context. Emphasis on the interrelationship between individuals, the family, and other institutions.

  • SOC 3310 Social Change

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explanations of social change in modern societies. Emphasis on identification of sources of change, effects of change throughout society, major trends, and issues for the future.

  • SOC 3320 Sociology of Work

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Investigation, analysis, and discussion of contemporary theories focusing on the relationship of the individual to work.

  • SOC 3400 Sociological Analysis

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Course focuses on quantitative methods to analyze and interpret data in the social sciences. Completion of Math 1450 (or equivalent) prior to taking this course is strongly recommended.

  • SOC 3410 Introduction to Research Methods

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Methodological issues required for sociological investigation, including the link between theory and research, ethical issues, operationalization, measurement, sampling, quantitative and qualitative research design, and theory building. Prior completion of SOC 2000 is strongly recommended.

  • SOC 3500 Sociological Theory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to sociological theory focused primarily on the ideas, concepts, assumptions, imagery and classical roots of major contemporary theoretical orientations. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 3510 Individual and Society

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focused upon the intersection of individual and collective realities, this course explores theoretical arguments and extant empirical research concerning how society emerges from the interactions of individuals and how individual consciousness emerges from society.

  • SOC 3520 Social Psychology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Scientific approach to exploring human expression through the application of contemporary and historic research.

  • SOC 3600 Social Inequality

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Structures, theories and consequences of social inequality. This course explores the patterns of inequality, as well as early and contemporary theories of stratification.

  • SOC 3610 Sociology of Gender

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines how gender is created and negotiated across space and place. Also examines how gender and gender inequality intersect with other social constructs like race, social class, the media, culture, sexuality, work, family, and violence.

  • SOC 3620 Race and Ethnicity

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of intergroup, racial, and ethnic group relations including the processes and consequences of conflict, prejudice, and discrimination.

  • SOC 3700 Criminology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analysis of major categories of criminal conduct, theories of crime causation, and patterns of criminal activity with particular attention to factors such as class, race, sex, and age.

  • SOC 3710 Comparative Criminal Justice

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Cross cultural approach examining select criminal justice systems in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa as compared to the U.S. involving such transnational crimes as terrorism, hijacking, drug smuggling and organized crime networks.

  • SOC 3720 Policing in Society

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    History and theories of policing and review of the role and function of police.

  • SOC 3730 Sociology of the Courts, Law, and Justice

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Critical examination of the US court system: its structure, key processes, and ability to attain justice. Special attention to race, class, and other influential social forces.

  • SOC 3740 Penology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Historical development and critical assessment of penal institutions. Field visits to selected institutions.

  • SOC 3800 Demography

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to factors influencing the structure and growth of human populations and the social consequences of population change. Emphasizes patterns of fertility, mortality, and migration in today's societies and methods and materials used to study populations.

  • SOC 3810 Medical Sociology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the social dimensions of health and illness; consideration of patterns of disease, along with the organization, provision, and delivery of medical services.

  • SOC 4000 The Sociological Imagination

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Culminating experience integrating theory, methods, and other core concepts from the discipline. Topics vary. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4070 Directed Readings in Sociology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Readings in areas of specialized interest. Topics vary.

  • SOC 4080 Independent Study in Sociology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Research project in an area of specialized interest in sociology. Minimum 3.0 grade point average.

  • SOC 4081 Independent Study in Sociology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Research project in an area of specialized interest in sociology. Integrated writing course.

  • SOC 4090 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Problems, approaches, and topics in the field of sociology. Topics vary. Credit will not be awarded for repetition of courses with identical topic titles.

  • SOC 4091 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Problems, approaches, and topics in the field of sociology. Topics vary. Credits will not be awarded for repetition of course with identical topic titles. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4100 Political Anthropology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Cross-cultural focus on the anthropological study of political life. Presents evolutionary and historical approaches to political institutions, and classic anthropological analyses of political institutions. Investigates recent developments in the study of politics as a contemporary problem.

  • SOC 4300 Sociology of Immigration

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines the dynamics of international migration and immigration, immigrant adaptation and incorporation, and the U.S. response to immigration.

  • SOC 4310 Urban Sociology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines the role of cities in past and present societies, the social and cultural implications of urban living, and special problems associated with city life.

  • SOC 4320 Neighborhoods and Communities

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theoretical, methodological, and substantive issues related to neighborhoods and communities. Emphasis on residential differentiation, segregation, neighborhood change, and neighborhood effects.

  • SOC 4400 Qualitative Methods

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Qualitative research methods, including interviews, focus groups, case studies, and observational research. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4410 Applications Research Methods

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced social research techniques. Students design and carry out a full-scale research project within a seminar-like class setting. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4420 Ethnographic Methods

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores the meaning, scope and dilemmas of ethnography using both a hands-on ethnographic project and a wide array of readings. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4500 Seminar in Sociological Theory

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Readings in an area of specialized interest in sociological theory. Topics vary. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4600 Sociology of Sexuality

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores issues of sexual identity and sexual behavior. Also addresses how social institutions affect sexuality. Theories of sexuality, such as social constructionism and essentialism are reviewed. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4610 Gender and Crime

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines how crime and the criminal justice system are shaped by gendered social forces. Specifically addresses how these forces affect crime-related constituencies including perpetrators, workers, victims/survivors, and society as a whole.

  • SOC 4620 Elite Crime in Cinema

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A theoretical and critical examination of how cinema exposes elite crime and deviance.

  • SOC 4630 Race, Work, and Family

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Investigates African Americans' labor force participation/location and consequences for families in the Post-Civil Rights era.

  • SOC 4640 Gender and Sexuality: Global Issues

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores gender and sexuality constructions from a global perspective. Topics include the effects of globalization, colonization and imperialism, as well as transnational feminist and LGBTQA activism.

  • SOC 4700 Explaining Crime: From Beccaria to Thornberry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theories of crime and how they operate within society as part of our understanding of the criminal justice system. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 4710 Victimology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A comprehensive examination of victims of crime in both the United States and internationally. Also explores the role and impact of the criminal justice system on crime victims.

  • SOC 4800 Aging and HIV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Socio-historical overview of the impact of HIV/AIDS on adults 50 and older.

  • SOC 4810 Health of Vulnerable Populations

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of health vulnerability and health disparity and key historical events/periods in the development of the American healthcare system, particularly for vulnerable populations.

  • SOC 4820 Social Gerontology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of social aspects of aging, the needs of the aging population, and society's response to those needs.

  • SOC 4830 Sex, Drugs, and HIV

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines sexual behavior, substance abuse, stress, stressful life events and stigma associated with HIV/AIDS. Integrated Writing course.

  • SOC 5000 Internship in Criminal Justice and Family

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised field experience in criminal justice and family agencies. Requires readings, activity log, progress report, and final synthesis paper. Must be prearranged with department's internship coordinator at least one term prior to placement.

  • SOC 5100 Sociology of the Family

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Sociological analysis of family development over its life cycle. Involved is the relationship of the family to society and the individual. Topics include courtship, marriage, parenthood, adulthood, and aging.

  • SOC 5110 Sociology of Religion

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores the role of religion in society. Religion is viewed not only as a fundamental institution within our social structure, but also as a meaning system (a set of symbols, values, myths, and rituals) and a belonging system (a set of social networks and emotional bonds).

  • SOC 5210 Sociology of Deviance

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Extensive exploration of the various sociological approaches to the study of deviance and social disorganization with emphasis on contemporary sociological theory and research.

  • SOC 5220 Juvenile Delinquency

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Problems of definition and treatment of delinquency; preparation for further study and work with delinquents.

  • SOC 5300 Social Organization

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theories and analysis of social organization in its historical and present context. Emphasis on the interrelationship between individuals, the family, and other institutions.

  • SOC 5310 Social Change

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explanations of social change in modern societies. Emphasis on identification of sources of change, effects of change throughout society, major trends, and issues for the future.

  • SOC 5320 Sociology of Work

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Investigation, analysis, and discussion of contemporary theories focusing on the relationship of the individual to work.

  • SOC 5600 Social Inequality

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Structures, theories and consequences of social inequality. This course explores the patterns of inequality, as well as early and contemporary theories of stratification.

  • SOC 5610 Sociology of Gender

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examines how gender is created and negotiated across space and place. Also how gender and gender inequality intersect with other social constructs, such as race, social class, the media, culture, sexuality, work, family, and violence.

  • SOC 5620 Race and Ethnicity

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The study of intergroup, racial, and ethnic group relations, including the processes and consequences of conflict, prejudice, and discrimination.

  • SOC 5700 Criminology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides an analysis of major categories of criminal conduct, theories of crime causation, and patterns of criminal activity with particular attention to factors such as class, race, sex, and age.

  • SOC 5710 Comparative Criminal Justice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A cross cultural approach examining select criminal justice systems in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa as compared to the U.S., involving such transnational crimes as terrorism, hijacking, drug smuggling and organized crime networks.

  • SOC 5720 Policing in Society

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Discussion of the history and theories of policing while reviewing the role and function of the police.

  • SOC 5730 Sociology of Courts, Law and Justice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Critical examination of the process, structure, and effects of the U.S. court system. Special attention will be given to issues of race, class, and other social factors that affect justice in society.

  • SOC 5740 Penology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Historical development and critical assessment of penal institutions. Field visits to selected institutions.

  • SOC 5800 Demography

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to factors influencing the structure and growth of human populations and the social consequences of population change. Patterns of fertility, mortality, and migration in today's societies are emphasized, and methods and materials used to study populations are presented.

  • SOC 5810 Medical Sociology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to and understanding of the social dimensions of health and illness. Consideration of patterns of disease, along with the organization, provision and delivery of medical services.

  • SOC 6070 Directed Readings in Sociology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Readings in areas of specialized interest. Topics vary.

  • SOC 6080 Independent Study in Sociology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Research project in an area of specialized interest in Sociology.

  • SOC 6081 Independent Study in Sociology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Research project in an area of specialized interest in Sociology.

  • SOC 6090 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Problems, approaches, and topics in the field of sociology. Topics vary.

  • SOC 6091 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Problems, approaches, and topics in the field of sociology. Topics vary. Credit will not be awarded for repetition of courses with identical topic titles.

  • SOC 6100 Political Anthropology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focuses on the anthropological study of political life cross-culturally. Presents evolutionary and historical approaches to political institutions, and classic anthropological analyses of political institutions.

  • SOC 6300 Sociology of Immigration

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides an understanding of the dynamics of international migration and immigration, immigrant adaptation and incorporation, and the U.S. response to immigration.

  • SOC 6310 Urban Sociology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Role of cities in past and present societies, the social and cultural implications of urban living, and problems associated with city life.

  • SOC 6320 Neighborhoods and Communities

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theoretical, methodological, and substantive issues related to neighborhoods and communities in social life. Emphasis on residential differentiation, segregation, neighborhood change, and neighborhood effects.

  • SOC 6400 Qualitative Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides students with an appreciation of a variety of qualitative research techniques including interviews, focus groups, case studies, and observational research.

  • SOC 6410 Application of Research Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Advanced course in social research techniques providing students the opportunity to design and carry out full-scale research project related to their major interest areas.

  • SOC 6420 Ethnographic Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores the meaning, scope and dilemmas of ethnography using both a hands-on ethnographic project and a wide array of readings.

  • SOC 6600 Sociology of Sexuality

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores issues of sexual identity and sexual behavior. Also addresses how social institutions affect sexuality. Theories of sexuality such as social constructionism and essentialism are also reviewed.

  • SOC 6610 Gender and Crime

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examination of how crime and the criminal justice system are shaped by gendered social forces. Specifically addresses how these forces affect crime-related constituencies including perpetrators, workers, victims/survivors, and society as a whole.

  • SOC 6620 Elite Crime in Cinema

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A theoretical and critical examination of how cinema exposes elite crime and deviance.

  • SOC 6640 Gender and Sexuality: Global Issues

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores gender and sexuality constructions from a global perspective. Topics include the effects of globalization, colonization and imperialism, as well as transnational feminist and LGBTQA activism.

  • SOC 6700 Explaining Crime: From Beccarria to Thornberry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides students with a sound understanding of theories of crime and how they operate within society as part of our understanding of the criminal justice system.

  • SOC 6710 Victimology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A comprehensive examination of victims of crime in both the United States and internationally. Also explores the role and impact of the criminal justice system on crime victims.

  • SOC 6800 Aging and HIV

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Socio-historical overview of the impact of HIV/AIDS on adults ages 50 and older.

  • SOC 6810 Health of Vulnerable Populations

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides an overview of the concepts of health vulnerability and health disparity and identifies key historical events/periods in the development of the American healthcare system, particularly for vulnerable populations.

  • SOC 6820 Social Gerontology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides students with an understanding of social gerontology, its origins, and present domains of focus.

  • SOC 6830 Sex, Drugs, & HIV

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of etiology, social determinants, and social-psychological corollaries of HIV/AIDS. Examines sexual behavior, substance abuse, stress, stressful life events and stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.