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Undergraduate students looking for a sociology course have a wealth of options that can satisfy multiple catalog requirements, including diversity credits and writing-enhanced curriculums. Whether you appreciate the anonymity of a large lecture hall or the intimacy of a smaller, discussion-based seminar, the department offers classes in multiple formats to meet your learning style.

Below is a list of courses offered by the sociology department in the present and upcoming semesters. Course descriptions in our ClassInfo database provide more in-depth information about courses, expectations, and workload to give you a realistic understanding about what you will experience in the course.

For a complete list of undergraduate courses and course descriptions, visit the University Catalog.

Fall 2016 Courses

SOC 1001 - Introduction to Sociology (3 sections)
SOC 1011V - Honors: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 1101 - Law, Crime, & Punishment
SOC 1905 - Freshman Seminar
SOC 3003 - Social Problems
SOC 3090 - Topics in Sociology
SOC 3101 - Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice System
SOC 3101H - Honors: Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice System
SOC 3102 - Criminal Behavior and Social Control
SOC 3201 - Inequality: Introduction to Stratification
SOC 3211W - American Race Relations
SOC 3251W - Sociological Perspectives on Race, Class, and Gender
SOC 3301W - Politics and Society
SOC 3309 - Atheists & Others: Religious Outsiders in the United States
SOC 3452 - Education and Society
SOC 3501 - Sociology of Families
SOC 3511 - World Population Problems
SOC 3671 - Contemporary Chinese Society: Culture, Networks, & Inequality in China
SOC 3701 - Social Theory (3 sections)
SOC 3801 - Sociological Research Methods (2 sections)
SOC 3811 - Basic Social Statistics
SOC 4101V - Honors: Sociology of Law
SOC 4101W - Sociology of Law
SOC 4102 - Criminology
SOC 4102H - Honors: Criminology
SOC 4111 - Deviant Behavior
SOC 4114 - Women & the Criminal Justice System
SOC 4142 - Juvenile Law
SOC 4161 - Criminal Law in American Society
SOC 4170 - Sociology of International Law: Human Rights, Trafficking, and Business Regulation
SOC 4311 - Power, Justice & the Environment
SOC 4411 - Terrorist Networks & Counterterror Organizations
SOC 4411H - Honors: Terrorist Networks & Counterterror Organizations
SOC 4451 - Modern Sport: Its Power & Paradoxes
SOC 4451H - Honors: Modern Sport: Its Power & Paradoxes
SOC 4461 - Sociology of Ethnic and Racial Conflict
SOC 4966W - Major-Project Seminar
SOC 4977V - Senior Honors Proseminar I
SOC 5811 - Intermediate Social Statistics