Sociology (SOCIOLGY)

Courses

SOCIOLGY 200   INTRODUCTION TO PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE   3 Units

Introduction to Peace and Social Justice teaches an interdisciplinary approach to understanding peace -- as more than the absence of war. It explores mulitple ways to create the conditions where social justice can flourish from global to local levels. Themes: non-violence, conflict resolution, human rights, environmental sustainability, and social inequallity
PREREQ: COMPLETION OF GENED 120, GENED 130 OR GENED 140
CROSS-LISTED: PAX 200, POLISCI 200, SOCIOLGY

SOCIOLGY 240   PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY (GS)   3 Units

This course introduces students to the ways in which sociologists use theory and research to study human group behavior and the processes by which people build, maintain, and change their institutional arrangements and relationships with one another. The course will focus on five areas of inquiry: social structure, interaction, and change; inequality and diversity; family and health; crime, criminal justice, and law; and global comparative.

SOCIOLGY 250   SOCIAL PROBLEMS (GS)   3 Units

This course examines various theoretical explanations of contemporary social problems such as crime, drug use, poverty, discrimination and environmental pollution. The impact of social problems on different groups in society and the role of social movements, government, and social policy are considered.

SOCIOLGY 252   INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY STUDIES (GS)   3 Units

This course emphasizes the influence of gender, race/ethnicity, and class on family and marriage in comtemporary U.S. society. It introduces students to theories and research that explain social forces affecting family commitments, and familiarizes them with varying social and cultural patterns of family formation.

SOCIOLGY 255   SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE FICTION   3 Units

Science Fiction offers a unique view of contemporary culture and society, making penetrating observations about the relationship between the individual and society, gaining insights into social structure, culture, values, social conflict, social change and social problems. Through novels and film, the course stimulates discussion, critical and analytical thinking.

SOCIOLGY 265   RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS (DV)(GS)   3 Units

This course examines relationships between racial minorities and the majority group in the United States in their socio-historical contexts. Early histories of relations between minorities and the majority as well as present relations will be addressed. Questions raised include whether American society should attempt to minimize differences between minorities and the majority, whether to blend or maintain group identities, and how we should address existing barriers and inequalities. Relationships and differences among minority groups will also be examined.

SOCIOLGY 270   THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE (DV)(GS)   3 Units

This course provides lower level undergraduate students with systematic sociological understanding of the historical and current experiences of African American people.
CROSS-LISTED: AFRIAMR 270 AND SOCIOLGY 270

SOCIOLGY 276   INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY (GS)   3 Units

An introduction to the field of criminology through examination of theories and patterns of criminal behavior, the operation of the criminal justice system, and the politics of crime control policy.

SOCIOLGY 285   ASIAN AMERICANS (DV) (GS)   3 Units

The course examines the intersection of Asia and United States through peoples who migrated from Asia. It reviews issues of race and ethnicity and provides an overview in Asian cultures so that students can understand Asian American diversity and Asian cultures of orgin. It examines the diverse experiences of the various Asian peoples who have migrated to the U.S.
PREREQ: GENED 130 AND GENED 120 OR GENED 140, OR SOPHOMORE STANDING

SOCIOLGY 291   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Prereq: 3 credits of Political Science, Sociology, Global Perspectives, Individual and Society and consent of instructor.

SOCIOLGY 295   BASIC SOCIAL STATISTICS   3 Units

Introduction to basic statistical methods and their utility in sociology including statistical concepts, frequency distribution, measures of central tendency and variability, correlation analysis, OLS regression analysis, and including the logic of hypothesis testing. In addition, introduction to basic operations of PASW (formally SPSS) statistical software in social data analysis.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 240 OR SOCIOLGY 276; GRADE OF C OR BETTER IN MATH 141 OR MATH 140

SOCIOLGY 302   CULTURE, MEDICINE AND HEALTH   3 Units

Medical anthropologists apply critical concepts and ethnographic methods to understand the lived experience of illness and suffering; differing medical practices; and the various ways modern healthcare impacts societies. This course is an introduction to the field and designed for students in the social sciences, humanities, and biological/health sciences.
PREREQ: GENED 130 AND 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLGY OR ANTHROPL
CROSS-LISTED: ANTHROPL 302 AND SOCIOLGY 302

SOCIOLGY 310   SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS   3 Units

This course examines the sociocultural aspects of health and illness, the patient-practitioner relationship, the socialization of health practitioners, the social organization of health care services, and the role of ethics in medical decision-making. It analyzes the problems and inequities in our present system of health care delivery in the United States, with particular emphasis on the sexism, racism, and classism in policy and practice. It analyzes alternative models of health care delivery, and discusses modifications in policy and practice necessary to bring about change.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 315   SOCIOLOGY OF DISABILITY   3 Units

Sociology of Disability is an examination of the social construction of disability, including its historical and cross-cultural variations, institutional and organizational contexts, and interactional and emotional dimensions. Particular attention is given to the experience of living with various biomedical conditions and the ways in which the social status of disability is related to other forms of social inequality and difference.
PREREQ: GENED 130, SPECED 201, 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 319   ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY   3 Units

This course examines the economic and political structures that have induced natural environmental degradation throughout the world and highlights the impact of collective social actors mobilizing to influence the process of environmental policy formation in order to address environmental and technological risks.
PREREQ: GENED 130 OR GENED 140 OR SOCIOLGY 250

SOCIOLGY 321   SOCIOLOGY OF NATURAL DISASTERS   3 Units

This course examines the impact of natural events from a sociological perspective, including hurricanes and earthquakes in which a relatively self-sufficient community undergoes severe physical destruction and incurs in financial loses and the loss of community. Agency and governmental response to disaster emergencies will also be considered.
PREREQ: 3 CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 337   SOCIOLOGY OF NEWS AND THE MASS MEDIA   3 Units

Sociology of News and the Mass Media examines the emergence of news organizations and the mass media as specialized subsystems within modern society and explores the interrelations between them and other social institutions and their impact on modern culture.
PREREQ: 3 CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 340   SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR   3 Units

An examination of the causes and consequences of social movements and collective behavior, including such phenomena as riots; fads; panic; trade unions; reform, revolutionary, and liberation movements; utopian communities.
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 342   SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY AND WORK   3 Units

This course reviews the relationship between the social institutions of family and workplace. It examines how they interact with each other, and how key social factors such as gender, class, job type and culture affect that interaction.
PREREQ: 3 CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR WOMENST 240

SOCIOLGY 344   RACE, ETHNICITY AND FILM (DV)   3 Units

This course will sociologically analyze racial and ethnic patterns in American films. We will discuss how decision-makers shape the public imagination. We will examine how race intersects with other identities in ways that lead to specific trends in Hollywood. We will highlight the relationship between media, culture and the economy.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: SOCIOLGY/RACEETH 344

SOCIOLGY 345   SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER   3 Units

This course will analyze gender as a process and as a social institution. It will examine how we can experience gender in ways that maintain existing gender relations or in ways that challenge them.
PREREQ: WOMENST 100 OR 3 CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 347   GENDER AND FAMILY IN JAPAN   3 Units

This course will examine forms of masculinity, femininity, sexuality, and family in contemporary Japan, and their historical development. Students will learn how gender, sexuality, and family are historically and socially constructed, how they are recreated through social interaction, how power inequalities are embedded in gender and family relations, how these inequalities impact individuals (and vice versa).
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLGY OR 3 UNITS OF ANTHROPOLOGY OR WOMENST 100 OR JAPANESE 101 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 350   CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE SOCIETY   3 Units

This course examines contemporary Japanese society. It includes a study of social institutions, processes, and culture of Japan. the course examines following areas: (a) culture (beliefs, customs, social identity); (b) social institutions (family, religion, education, work, media); (c) societal processes (socialization, deviance, urbanization); (d) inequalities (gender, income, race-ethnic, region); and (e) the politics, economy, and international position of Japan.
PREREQ: GENED 130 AND GENED 140 OR GENED 120
CROSS-LISTED: ASIANSTD 350 AND ANTHROPL 350

SOCIOLGY 351   SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND SOCIAL INEQUALITY   3 Units

An analysis of the causes, consequences, and remedies of inequalities in power, income, wealth, authority, ethnic and social status.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 352   URBAN SOCIETY   3 Units

A study to acquaint the student with historical development of urban centers, the increasing societal dominance of urbanism, the aspects of urbanism that constitute societal problems as well as societal contributions and new urban trends such as suburbanism and urban renewal.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR 3 UNITS OF ANTHROPOLOGY
CROSS-LISTED: SOCIOLGY 352 AND ANTHROPL 352

SOCIOLGY 353   SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION   3 Units

A study of the function and forms of religious groups in primitive and contemporary societies as well as theoretical examination of religion as a basic social institution. (Offered jointly with Religious Studies.)
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY
CROSS-LISTED: RELIGST 353 AND SOCIOLGY 353

SOCIOLGY 355   SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY   3 Units

An examination of the process and results of human interaction with an emphasis on attitudes and attitude change, society and personality, inter-group relations and processes of socialization.
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 356   POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY   3 Units

An analysis of the impact of social cleavages and cohesions on the operation of political institutions; the composition and behavior of power elites; the social bases of political power; and the social functions of electoral behavior. (Offered jointly with Political Science.)
PREREQ: 3 CREDITS IN SOCIOLOGY OR POLITICAL SCIENCE
CROSS-LISTED: POLISCI 356 AND SOCIOLGY 356

SOCIOLGY 358   CONTEMPORARY CHINESE SOCIETY   3 Units

This course is an overview of post-Mao Chinese society. It focuses on the institutional, demographic, cultural, economic, and political transformation in China since 1978. Included are changes in rural and urban social life, mass migration, changing family and gender relations, social and economic inequalities, ethnic and regional diversity, and rising social tensions.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS SOCIOLOGY OR ASIANSTD 210 OR GEOGRPY 364 OR HISTRY 385 OR POLISCI 472
CROSS-LISTED: SOCIOLGY 358 AND ASIANSTD 358

SOCIOLGY 362   POPULATION STUDIES   3 Units

A study of the development of world population and the social significance of different population sizes and growth rates; emphasis on the social determinants of fertility, mortality and migration.
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 365   SOCIOLOGY OF LAW   3 Units

An introduction to the interdependence of law and society through an analysis of legal concepts and organization from a sociological view.
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 370   JUVENILE DELINQUENCY   3 Units

A study of the incidence of delinquency, theories and findings regarding causation, and the policies designed for treatment and prevention of delinquency.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 371   SOCIOLOGY OF VIOLENT CRIME   3 Units

This course will provide an in-depth look at homicide and other violent crimes as a social and legal category and at the social psychological variables that affect them. Various types of criminal violence will be examined in American society and in a global context. Forensic issues will be addressed along with political and social issues.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276

SOCIOLGY 372   WHITE-COLLAR CRIME: CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENTAL DEVIANCE   3 Units

This course examines crimes committed by persons of respectability and high social status in the course of their occupation, with a focus on corporate and governmental deviance. Students will learn about historical and comtemporary cases of white-collar crime, sociological explanations of white-collar crime, and the politics of regulatory law and presidential scandals.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 373   SOCIOLOGY OF TERRORISM   3 Units

This course will examine Terrorism as a weapon of power, a forensic issue, and a social phenomenon. Types of Terror, types of groups and governments involved in terrror, and the people who become terrorists will be examined. Theories of political policy, group dynamics, and individual predilections will be evaluated so that terrorism can be understood and combated.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276

SOCIOLGY 374   SOCIOLOGY OF POLICE AND COURTS   3 Units

A sociological analysis of the development and behavior of the police, lawyers, prosecutors and judiciary in society and their role in social control.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 375   RESTORATIVE JUSTICE   3 Units

This course offers an overview of Restorative Justice including a consideration of definitions, cultural roots, theoretical orgins, key principles, models and practices, global conflicts and peaceful resolutions, controversial issues, and future directions. The course also provides a critical assessment of the potential of Restorative Justice as well as its limitations.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
CROSS-LISTED: PAX 375 AND SOCIOLGY 375

SOCIOLGY 377   SOCIOLOGY OF DRUGS AND CRIME   3 Units

This course examines the intersection of drugs and crime in society through the social constructionist perspective. It explores how believed truths and realities about drugs are often socially created, how laws and drug control has been constructed and maintained, how culture and history influence drugs and crime perceptions, and how norms, values and ideas concerning drugs are created and perpetuated.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 378   SOCIOLOGY OF PUNISHMENT AND CORRECTIONS   3 Units

The critical analysis of probation, parole, halfway houses, jails and prisons. Their origins in and possible function for the larger society will also be examined. Field trip is required.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 379   WOMEN AND CRIME   3 Units

This course examines the frequency and nature of female offending and female victimization; the frequently blurred boundaries of female victimization and criminalization; and the role of criminal law, police, and courts in the processing of female victims and offenders.
PREREQ: WOMENST 100 OR SOCIOLGY 276

SOCIOLGY 380   ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY   3 Units

An examination of the growth and role of organizations in society with specific attention to American society.
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 385   SOCIOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION   3 Units

A survey course designed to critically examine the sociological theories of change. Also examines contemporary empirical developments and their relevance for social policy. Illustrations will be drawn from work done in the developing countries.
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY

SOCIOLGY 388   THE HOLOCAUST: NAZI GERMANY AND THE GENOCIDE OF THE JEWS   3 Units

This course will examine the origins, implementation, and legacies of the Nazi Holocaust against the Jews. It is intended to help students gain an appreciation of the importance of the Holocaust to the Jewish experience, while understanding that other groups also were victimized. (Offered jointly with religious studies).
PREREQ: THREE CREDITS OF SOCIOLOGY, HISTORY OR RELIGIOUS STUDIES.
CROSS-LISTED: RELIGST 388 AND SOCIOLGY 388

SOCIOLGY 391   RACE AND ETHNICITY IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (DV)   3 Units

An examination of the circumstances under which racial and ethnic groups receive privileged or disadvantaged social locations. Particular consideration is given to theories of racial and ethnic inequality and the processes that form the structures of differential and unequal relations in society. A cross-national comparison of social construction of race and ethnicity will provide additional context of understanding patterns and theories of race and ethnic relations.
PREREQ: COMPLETION OF UNIVERSITY DIVERSITY REQUIREMENT

SOCIOLGY 392   AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES (DV)   3 Units

This course will survey the historical development of the Afro-American Family from Africa to modern times. Significant events (e.g., the slave trade, slavery, and migration) will be scrutinized in order to ascertain their role in shaping the contemporary Black Family life. Other important social and economic forces will be illuminated to assess their impact. The latest body of literature models, paradigms, hypotheses, and statistical findings will be critically examined to enhance understanding of modern day Black Family premarital and marital relations, adaptive patterns, and dislocations. (Offered jointly with Afro-American Studies.)
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR 3 UNITS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
CROSS-LISTED: AFRIAMR 392 AND SOCIOLGY 392

SOCIOLGY 393   RACIAL & ETHNIC INEQUALITY: BEYOND THE CLASSROOM   3 Units

Readings in theoretical, empirical, and policy literature will offer an in-depth study of racial and ethnic inequality in criminal justice, housing, poverty, health, education and immigration. The class features an experiential component through field trips across the region to thematically orientated site visits with experts in the field of inequality.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR COMPLETION OF UNIVERSITY DIVERSITY REQUIREMENT OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 394   MINORITY AND MULTIRACIAL FAMILIES (DV)   3 Units

This course will examine the "traditional" definition of family throughout American history as well as how more and more families challenge this definition. We will discuss how political, economic and social factors have shaped the experiences, structure and dynamics of families; and we will analyze trends in family formation patterns. (Offered jointly with Race and Ethnic Studies).
PREREQ: COMPLETION OF THE UNIVERSITY U.S. RACIAL/ETHNIC DIVERSITY REQUIREMENT OR 3 CREDITS OF SOCIOLGY
CROSS-LISTED: RACEETH 394 AND SOCIOLGY 394

SOCIOLGY 420   ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY   3 Units

This course is a broad survey of anthropological theory. The goal is to understand anthropology's specific historical trajectory as it relates to theory and to see how anthropological theory has been put into practice/informed ethnographic writing, both classic and contemporary monographs. Students will be expected to engage at a high level through critical reading and critical writing assignments. Unreq: SOCIOLGY 473, ANTHROPL 420
PREREQ: 6 UNITS OF ANTHROPOLOGY OR 6 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY
UNREQ: ANTHRO/SOCIOL 420,SOCIOLGY 473

SOCIOLGY 426   MINORITIES & THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (DV)   3 Units

This course is designed to explore the relationship between minority status and criminal justice processing. Racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups will be examined in this course. Each student will be expected to develop a general understanding of several minority groups and a thorough understanding of one minority group of his/her choice.
PREREQ: 3 UNITS IN SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIOLGY 240 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 472   CRIMINOLOGICAL THEORY   3 Units

This course is an in-depth investigation of criminological theories with an emphasis on sociological criminology. Students will compare-contrast the assumptions, principles and concepts of major theories, examine empirical research relevant to the theories, and consider the policy applications of theoretical perspectives.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 276 WITH GRADE OF C OR HIGHER

SOCIOLGY 473   SOCIAL THEORY: CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES   3 Units

An examination of classical and contemporary social thought. The connections between early major European and contemporary U.S. and international theorists will be emphasized to analyze key areas of sociological inquiry. The course will map important theoretical camps in sociology as well as conduct analysis of contemporary and historical issues using social theory. Unreq: SOCIOLGY 420, ANTHROPL 420
PREREQ: (SOCIOLGY 240 OR SOCIOLGY 276 OR SOCIOLGY 301) AND 3 ADDITIONAL UNITS OF SOCIOLGY, OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR
UNREQ: ANTHRO/SOCIOL 420,SOCIOLGY 473

SOCIOLGY 476   METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH   3 Units

To acquaint the student with research methods in sociology and the social sciences; the foundation of sociology in science; the role of theory in research; construction of the research design; sampling, data gathering techniques, and analysis and interpretation of data.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 240 OR SOCIOLGY 276

SOCIOLGY 482   SUPERVISED TEACHING AIDE   Repeatable   2 Units

This course provides selected undergraduates with teaching experience in a college classroom. Students learn from a teaching aide experience in which the student assists an instructor in preparing, delivering, and overseeing lab, review or discussion sessions or by tutoring students. The student will attend the class sessions for a second time, meet weekly with the instructor, and is under the direct supervision of a faculty mentor.
PREREQ: JUNIOR STANDING, CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR, AND GRADE OF B OR HIGHER IN ASSIGNED COURSE
CROSS-LISTED: ANTHROPL 482 AND SOCIOLGY 482

SOCIOLGY 490   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable.

SOCIOLGY 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable.

SOCIOLGY 492   FIELD STUDY   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics.

SOCIOLGY 493   APPLIED SOCIOLOGY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

This course involves a supervised internship in a public or private organization. Through on campus seminars and written assignments on the intern experience, students learn how sociology can be applied to solve social problems. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in degree. Prereq: Consent of internship coordinator.

SOCIOLGY 494   SEMINAR IN SOCIOLOGY   Repeatable   3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable.
PREREQ: SOCIOLGY 476 OR CONSENT OF DEPARTMENT. COREQ: SOCIOLGY 473 OR SOCIOLGY 420

SOCIOLGY 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.
PREREQ: SIX CREDITS IN SOCIOLOGY OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics.

SOCIOLGY 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Repeatable, in combination with SOCIOLGY 498R, for a maximum of 6 units in major or minor, and 12 units in degree. Cannot substitute for SOCIOLGY 476 or SOCIOLGY 473 or SOCIOLGY 472. Cannot use S/NC grading.
PREREQ: 6 UNITS IN SOCIOLOGY OR CRIMINOLOGY, AND JUNIOR OR SENIOR STANDING AND CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

SOCIOLGY 498R   INDEPENDENT STUDY- UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.

SOCIOLGY 499   SENIOR HONORS THESIS   Repeatable   2 Units

The senior honors thesis is a unique requirement of the Honors Emphasis major which is designed to recognize a student's exceptional dedication and ability. Student will complete a substantial research project in their senior year. Results must be written up as a thesis, presented in a seminar, and defended orally.
PREREQ: SENIOR STANDING AND COMPLETION OF SOCIOLGY 473 AND SOCIOLGY 476