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1123        GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

                A general survey of the field with emphasis on socialization, social institutions, social processes, culture, social changes and the numbers, distribution, and organization of people. 3 hours.

1133        INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

                Survey of the various components of the criminal justice system with special emphasis on the role of law enforcement. 3 hours.

1223        INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK

                This course will serve to introduce students to the rudiments of the social service agency. The course will direct students to examine the historical development, components, functions, and clientele of this important agency, and the obstacles, which it faces in the political economy. 3 hours.

2213        SOCIAL PROBLEMS

                A study of contemporary social problems in American society, with particular reference to the genesis of antisocial attitudes in the individual, family, and community. 3 hours.

2423        COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR

                A study of social, political, and industrial group behavior patterns considered as a reflection of social attitudes. Crowds, fads, fashion, mobs, public opinion, propaganda, and social movements are among topics studied. 3 hours.

2633        SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND MEDICINE

                Sociological and psychological factors in human health and disease; the behavior and the social relations of patients, physicians, nurses, and public health leaders; ecological and demographic factors in health and medicine; health problems relating to the family, personality, and the life cycle. 3 hours.

2880        SPECIAL TOPICS

                Special topics in sociology. 1-3 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours).

2900        WORKSHOP

                Guided study in sociology under faculty supervision; various topics and methods of instruction. 1-3 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours with change in title and topic).

3203        ANTHROPOLOGY

                A logistic approach that introduces students to the subfields of anthropological studies, the course focuses on the interaction of the biological, historical, and social studies for an understanding of the dynamics of human cultures and societies.

3213        INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WELFARE THEORY

                Theory, structure, and techniques of private, municipal, state, and federal social work agencies. 3 hours.

3423        THE SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY

                Study of structure and functions of the family as an institution in various historical and contemporary societies. 3 hours.

3543        SOCIAL STRATIFICATION

                Study of the distribution of power, prestige, and position within society. 3 hours.

3633        INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT SYSTEMS

                An introduction to the structure and functions of law enforcement agencies at local, national and international levels,  The course will explore the interrelationships of these agencies and how these connections facilitate or impede crime control, prevention and the administration of justice. The special character of law enforcers as protectors of citizens and the law is underscored. 3 hours.

3753        CRIMINOLOGY

                Inquiry into the origin and societal consequences of crime and its prevention and treatment. 3 hours.

3773        INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY

                Overview of social aspects of aging, including examination of social, social psychological, and cultural factors that affect the aging process, the experience of aging, and the concerns of the aged as a growing population in a changing society. Presents major concepts, findings, theories, and issues in the field of aging as a multidisciplinary endeavor. 3 hours.

3863        POPULATION

                Problems resulting from population composition and change and the concepts used in the study of population and ecology. 3 hours.

3903        INTERNSHIP IN SOCIOLOGY

                A limited field-training experience at an agency or institution allowing the student to observe and assist the designated supervisor in various work duties. Possible sites include legal system facilities, service-providing agencies, and government organizations. 3 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours in same or different site but only 3 hours applies toward requirements of the major). Prerequisites: sociology major, junior standing, consent of faculty director and field supervisor.

4103        RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS

                Social and cultural aspects of minority group relations with major emphasis on those within the United States. 3 hours. Prerequisite: SOCI. 1123.

4313        URBAN SOCIOLOGY

                Study of urbanization in industrial societies, with emphasis on growth, development, and organization of modern American city. Examines social structures and processes of modern urban ways of life and its implications for city dwellers with the socio-cultural milieu. 3 hours.

4513        COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

                This course is centered on building participant knowledge and appreciation of the community development process. It is the study of the processes, methods, programs and movements that mobilize whole populations with common concerns to advance common interests. 3 hours.

4613        DELINQUENCY AND THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

                This provides a detailed examination of the processes involved in the causation, forms, extent, prevention and control of juvenile delinquency. Students will critically examine the procedures utilized by the various juvenile justice agencies from initial contact with law enforcement agents to the selection of a disposal alternative. 3 hours.

4623        CORRECTIONS SYSTEM

                An examination of the corrections/penal system and its effectiveness in crime control, punishment, rehabilitation or prevention. The course is intended to provide students an understanding of the activities, organization on limitations of corrections systems as a sub-system in the American criminal justice system. 3 hours.

4643        CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION

                Criminal Justice Administration is designed to provide students an opportunity to study the organizational characteristics of the court, corrections and law enforcement as specialized agencies of the criminal justice system. The focus will be on examining administrative policies, processes. Channels, and objectives of these institutions within the constraints of the wider society in which they function. 3 hours.

4773        SOCIAL THEORY

                Review and analysis of sociological theories from Comte to the present. 3 hours.

4783        METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH

                Introduction to scientific methods as they pertain to sociology and related fields, including scientific logic, experimental design, problem development and formulation of hypotheses, concept measurement, data collection and analysis, interpretation and reporting of findings. Project assignments provide training in application of selected research elements and in scientific report writing. 3 hours.

4880        SPECIAL TOPICS

                Special topics in sociology. 1-3 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours).

4900        SOCIOLOGY WORKSHOP

                Related topics and problems in sociology. 1-3 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours with change in title and content).

4990        TUTORIAL

                Independent study in sociology under faculty supervision. 1-3 hours (may be repeated for total of 6 hours with change in title and content).