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Courses

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.

Spring 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
SOC 1001Introduction to SociologySections [3]
SOC 1011VHonors: Introduction to SociologySections [1]
SOC 1101Law, Crime, & PunishmentSections [1]
SOC 3090Topics in SociologySections [3]
SOC 3101Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice SystemSections [1]
SOC 3101HHonors: Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice SystemSections [1]
SOC 3102Criminal Behavior and Social ControlSections [1]
SOC 3211WAmerican Race RelationsSections [1]
SOC 3251WSociological Perspectives on Race, Class, and GenderSections [1]
SOC 3311WHard Times & Bad Behavior: Homelessness & Marginality in the United St...Sections [1]
SOC 3322WSocial Movements, Protests, and ChangeSections [1]
SOC 3411WOrganizations and SocietySections [1]
SOC 3421WSociology of Work: Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs?Sections [1]
SOC 3503Asian American Identities, Families & CommunitiesSections [1]
SOC 3503HHonors: Asian American Identities, Families & CommunitiesSections [1]
SOC 3511World Population ProblemsSections [1]
SOC 3613VHonors: Stuffed and Starved: The Politics of EatingSections [1]
SOC 3613WStuffed and Starved: The Politics of EatingSections [1]
SOC 3681Gender and the Family in the Islamic WorldSections [1]
SOC 3701Social TheorySections [3]
SOC 3721Principles of Social PsychologySections [1]
SOC 3801Sociological Research MethodsSections [1]
SOC 3811Social StatisticsSections [2]
SOC 4101VHonors: Sociology of LawSections [1]
SOC 4101WSociology of LawSections [1]
SOC 4104Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
SOC 4104HHonors: Crime and Human RightsSections [1]
SOC 4106Crime on TVSections [1]
SOC 4125Policing AmericaSections [1]
SOC 4135Sociology of White-Collar CrimeSections [1]
SOC 4135HHonors: Sociology of White-Collar CrimeSections [1]
SOC 4149KillingSections [1]
SOC 4162Criminal Procedure in American SocietySections [1]
SOC 4246Sociology of Health and IllnessSections [1]
SOC 4305Environment & Society: An Enduring ConflictSections [1]
SOC 4315Never Again! Memory & Politics after GenocideSections [1]
SOC 4521Love, Sex, & MarriageSections [1]
SOC 4966WMajor-Project SeminarSections [2]
SOC 4978VSenior Honors Proseminar IISections [1]

Fall 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
SOC 1001Introduction to SociologySections [3]
SOC 1011VHonors: Introduction to SociologySections [1]
SOC 1101Law, Crime, & PunishmentSections [1]
SOC 3003Social ProblemsSections [1]
SOC 3101Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice SystemSections [1]
SOC 3101HHonors: Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice SystemSections [1]
SOC 3102Criminal Behavior and Social ControlSections [1]
SOC 3201Inequality: Introduction to StratificationSections [1]
SOC 3211WAmerican Race RelationsSections [1]
SOC 3251WSociological Perspectives on Race, Class, and GenderSections [1]
SOC 3301WPolitics and SocietySections [1]
SOC 3309Atheists & Others: Religious Outsiders in the United StatesSections [1]
SOC 3452Education and SocietySections [1]
SOC 3501Sociology of FamiliesSections [1]
SOC 3511World Population ProblemsSections [1]
SOC 3671Contemporary Chinese Society: Culture, Networks, & Inequality in ChinaSections [1]
SOC 3701Social TheorySections [3]
SOC 3801Sociological Research MethodsSections [2]
SOC 3811Social StatisticsSections [1]
SOC 4101VHonors: Sociology of LawSections [1]
SOC 4101WSociology of LawSections [1]
SOC 4102CriminologySections [1]
SOC 4102HHonors: CriminologySections [1]
SOC 4111Deviant BehaviorSections [1]
SOC 4114Women & the Criminal Justice SystemSections [1]
SOC 4142Juvenile LawSections [1]
SOC 4161Criminal Law in American SocietySections [1]
SOC 4170Sociology of International Law: Human Rights, Trafficking, and Busines...Sections [1]
SOC 4311Power, Justice & the EnvironmentSections [1]
SOC 4411Terrorist Networks & Counterterror OrganizationsSections [1]
SOC 4411HHonors: Terrorist Networks & Counterterror OrganizationsSections [1]
SOC 4451Modern Sport: Its Power & ParadoxesSections [1]
SOC 4451HHonors: Modern Sport: Its Power & ParadoxesSections [1]
SOC 4461Sociology of Ethnic and Racial ConflictSections [1]
SOC 4966WMajor-Project SeminarSections [1]
SOC 4977VSenior Honors Proseminar ISections [1]