AP/SOCI 2030 6.00 Sociological Research Methods
An introduction to how sociological knowledge is attainable both in principle and in practice. Sociologically grounded research problems and techniques are presented. Both quantitative and qualitative approaches and practices are discussed as well as ethical questions.
AP/SOCI 2040 6.00 Sociological Theory
An introduction to major sociological themes and theorists, in the historical context of their times and places. The course deals with classical, modern and contemporary trends in sociological theory.
AP/SOCI 2050 6.00 Social Structure and Social Change
This foundation course deals with comparative and historical aspects of social life, political organization and the state, and modern industrial society. Special attention is given to the analysis of class, inequality and social change.
AP/SOCI 2060 6.00 Social Interaction and Community
This foundation course deals with processes of social interaction, socialization and self, and the relationship of the individual to society as exemplified in several substantive areas. Emphasis is given to understanding personal action and free will in a social context.
AP/SOCI 2080 6.00 Power and Everyday Life
This foundation course introduces students to the multiple dimensions through which power permeates our everyday social worlds and shapes the organization and regulation of social life, both locally and globally. It investigates the formation of bodies, identities and selves, knowledge, social institutions, and cultural practices.