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

For a complete list of all our classes and course descriptions, visit the University Catalog. Use the Two Stop tool to view all the courses offered during a specific semester (select term and year from the drop-down box). 

Course Number
 
Course Title
SOC 1001   Introduction to Sociology  
SOC 1101V   Honors: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 1101   Law, Crime, & Punishment
SOC 3003   Social Problems
SOC 3090   Topics in Sociology
SOC 3093   Directed Study
SOC 3094   Directed Research
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 3207   Global Islamophobia
SOC 3211W   Race and Racism in the U.S.
SOC 3215   Supercapitalism: Labor, Consumption & the Environment in the New Global Economy
SOC 3221   Sociology of Gender
SOC 3241   Sociology of Women's Health: Experiences from Around the World
SOC 3246   Diseases, Disasters, & Other Killers
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 3311W   Hard Times & Bad Behavior: Homelessness & Marginality in the United States
SOC 3322W   Social Movements, Protests, and Change
SOC 3411W   Organizations and Society
SOC 3412   Social Networking: Theories and Methods
SOC 3412H   Honors: Social Networking: Theories and Methods
SOC 3415   Consume This! The Sociology and Politics of Consumption
SOC 3417W   Global Institutions of Power: World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization
SOC 3421W   Sociology of Work: Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs?
SOC 3446   Comparing Healthcare Systems
SOC 3451W   Cities & Social Change
SOC 3452   Education and Society
SOC 3501   Sociology of Families
SOC 3503   Asian American Identities, Families & Communities
SOC 3503H   Honors: Asian American Identities, Families & Communities
SOC 3505   Migrations: People in Motion
SOC 3507   Immigration to the United States: Beyond Walls
SOC 3511   World Population Problems
SOC 3511H   Honors: World Population Problems
SOC 3613V   Honors: Stuffed and Starved: The Politics of Eating
SOC 3613W   Stuffed and Starved: The Politics of Eating
SOC 3641   Understanding New Zealand: Culture, Society, and Environment
SOC 3671   Chinese Society: Culture, Networks, & Inequality
SOC 3681   Gender and the Family in the Islamic World
SOC 3701   Social Theory
SOC 3721   Principles of Social Psychology
SOC 3801   Sociological Research Methods
SOC 3811   Social Statistics
SOC 4090   Topics in Sociology
SOC 4093   Directed Study
SOC 4094W   Capstone Experience: Directed Research
SOC 4101V   Honors: Sociology of Law
SOC 4101W   Sociology of Law
SOC 4102   Criminology
SOC 4102H   Honors: Criminology
SOC 4104   Crime and Human Rights
SOC 4104H   Honors: Crime and Human Rights
SOC 4105   Sociology of Punishment and Corrections
SOC 4106   Crime on TV
SOC 4108   Current Issues in Crime Control
SOC 4111   Deviant Behavior
SOC 4113   Sociology of Violence: Bedrooms, Backyards, and Bars
SOC 4114   Women & the Criminal Justice System
SOC 4125   Policing America
SOC 4135   Sociology of White-Collar Crime
SOC 4135H   Honors: Sociology of White-Collar Crime
SOC 4141   Juvenile Delinquency
SOC 4141H   Honors: Juvenile Delinquency
SOC 4147   Sociology of Mental Health & Illness
SOC 4149   Sociology of Killing
SOC 4161   Criminal Law in American Society
SOC 4162   Criminal Procedure in American Society
SOC 4171   Sociology of International Law: Human Rights & Trafficking
SOC 4190   Topics in Sociology With Law, Criminology, and Deviance Emphasis
SOC 4246   Sociology of Health and Illness
SOC 4305   Environment & Society: An Enduring Conflict
SOC 4309   Religion in American Public Life: Culture, Politics, & Communities
SOC 4309H   Honors: Religion in American Public Life - Culture, Politics, & Communities
SOC 4311   Power, Justice & the Environment
SOC 4315   Never Again! Memory & Politics after Genocide
SOC 4319   ?Jews will not replace us!? Global Antisemitism from its Origins to the Present
SOC 4321   Globalize This! Understanding Globalization through Sociology
SOC 4411   Terrorist Networks & Counterterror Organizations
SOC 4411H   Honors: Terrorist Networks & Counterterror Organizations
SOC 4451   Sport, Culture & Society
SOC 4451H   Honors: Sport, Culture & Society
SOC 4461   Sociology of Ethnic and Racial Conflict
SOC 4511   Sociology of Children & Youth
SOC 4521   Love, Sex, & Marriage
SOC 4521H   Honors: Love, Sex, & Marriage
SOC 4551   Sociology of Sexualities
SOC 4551H   Honors: Sociology of Sexualities
SOC 4703   A Nation Divided: Identity, Precarity, & Polarization
SOC 4821   Measuring the Social World: Concepts and Analysis
SOC 4881   Population Studies Research Practicum
SOC 4966W   Capstone Experience: Seminar
SOC 4977V   Senior Honors Proseminar I
SOC 4978V   Senior Honors Proseminar II
SOC 4994W   Capstone Experience: Directed Research

Fall 2021

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
SOC 1001Introduction to SociologySections [3]
SOC 1101Law, Crime, & PunishmentSections [1]
SOC 3090Topics in SociologySections [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 3211WRace and Racism in the USSections [1]
SOC 3241Sociology of Women's Health: Experiences from Around the WorldSections [1]
SOC 3243WOn Drugs: Pleasures, Panics & PunishmentsSections [1]
SOC 3246Diseases, Disasters, & Other KillersSections [1]
SOC 3251WSociological Perspectives on Race, Class, and GenderSections [1]
SOC 3322WSocial Movements, Protests, and ChangeSections [1]
SOC 3421WSociology of Work: Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs?Sections [1]
SOC 3446Comparing Healthcare SystemsSections [1]
SOC 3501Sociology of FamiliesSections [1]
SOC 3505Migrations: People in MotionSections [1]
SOC 3701Social TheorySections [4]
SOC 3801Sociological Research MethodsSections [2]
SOC 3811Social StatisticsSections [1]
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 4141Youth Crime & PunishmentSections [1]
SOC 4141HHonors: Youth Crime & PunishmentSections [1]
SOC 4161Criminal Law in American SocietySections [1]
SOC 4190Topics in Sociology With Law, Criminology, and Deviance EmphasisSections [1]
SOC 4246Sociology of Health and IllnessSections [1]
SOC 4311Power, Justice & the EnvironmentSections [1]
SOC 4966WCapstone Experience: SeminarSections [1]
SOC 4977VSenior Honors Proseminar ISections [1]

Spring 2022

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
SOC 1001Introduction to SociologySections [3]
SOC 1101Law, Crime, & PunishmentSections [1]
SOC 3005Social Science FictionSections [1]
SOC 3090Topics in SociologySections [1]
SOC 3101Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice SystemSections [1]
SOC 3102Criminal Behavior and Social ControlSections [1]
SOC 3211WRace and Racism in the USSections [1]
SOC 3215Supercapitalism: Labor, Consumption & the Environment in the New Globa...Sections [1]
SOC 3251WSociological Perspectives on Race, Class, and GenderSections [1]
SOC 3452Education and SocietySections [1]
SOC 3461Sociology of Neighborhoods: People, Place, Housing, and CommunitySections [1]
SOC 3507Immigration to the United States: Beyond WallsSections [1]
SOC 3511World Population ProblemsSections [1]
SOC 3613WStuffed and Starved: The Politics of EatingSections [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 4102CriminologySections [1]
SOC 4102HHonors: CriminologySections [1]
SOC 4111Sociology of DevianceSections [1]
SOC 4133Sociology of Gender, Sex, and CrimeSections [1]
SOC 4147Sociology of Mental Health & IllnessSections [1]
SOC 4149Sociology of KillingSections [1]
SOC 4162Criminal Procedure in American SocietySections [1]
SOC 4246Sociology of Health and IllnessSections [1]
SOC 4881Population Studies Research PracticumSections [1]
SOC 4966WCapstone Experience: SeminarSections [3]
SOC 4978VHonors Capstone Experience: Proseminar IISections [1]