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HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SOCY 100 INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An exploration of fundamental sociological concepts, methods, and theories used to interpret the patterns of human society. Emphasis is placed on the connection between theory and practice in examining social interaction, cultural diversity, social structure, and global issues. (BSSD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 101.
SOCY 100HC INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An exploration of fundamental sociological concepts, methods, and theories used to interpret the patterns of human society. Emphasis is placed on the connection between theory and practice in examining social interaction, cultural diversity, social structure, and global issues. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 101HC.
SOCY 100HM INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An exploration of fundamental sociological concepts, methods, and theories used to interpret the patterns of human society. Emphasis is placed on the connection between theory and practice in examining social interaction, cultural diversity, social structure, and global issues. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 101HM.
SOCY 105 SOCIAL PROB & ISSUES 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An analysis of social problems such as social inequality, urbanization, crime, demographic change, terrorism and environmental issues. Sociological theory and research are used to examine the impact of globalization, culture, institutions, ideology, social policy, and social movements on various societal issues. (BSSD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 105.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SOCY 105HC SOCIAL PROB & ISSUES-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An analysis of social problems such as social inequality, urbanization, crime, demographic change, terrorism and environmental issues. Sociological theory and research are used to examine the impact of globalization, culture, institutions, ideology, social policy, and social movements on various societal issues. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 105HC.
SOCY 105HM SOCIAL PROB & ISSUES-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An analysis of social problems such as social inequality, urbanization, crime, demographic change, terrorism and environmental issues. Sociological theory and research are used to examine the impact of globalization, culture, institutions, ideology, social policy, and social movements on various societal issues. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 105HM.
SOCY 110 FAMILIES IN CRISIS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    The consideration of family interaction patterns, institutional structures, and global forces as stressors relating to families experiencing crises. Social and cultural variables that impact families, as well as contextual and diverse aspects of crisis events and outcomes, will be examined. PREREQUISITE: SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 104.
SOCY 200 CRIMINOLOGY 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An exploration of the fundamental concepts, methods, and theories used in the scientific study of the nature, patterns, extent, cause, and control of crime and criminal behavior nationally and internationally. Emphasis is on the integrative relationship between theory, research, and social policy. PREREQUISITE: SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 107.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SOCY 200HC CRIMINOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An exploration of the fundamental concepts, methods, and theories used in the scientific study of the nature, patterns, extent, cause, and control of crime and criminal behavior nationally and internationally. Emphasis is on the integrative relationship between theory, research, and social policy. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 107HC.
SOCY 200HM CRIMINOLOGY-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An exploration of the fundamental concepts, methods, and theories used in the scientific study of the nature, patterns, extent, cause, and control of crime and criminal behavior nationally and internationally. Emphasis is on the integrative relationship between theory, research, and social policy. PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 107HM.
SOCY 208 SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    Examines the social production and reproduction of gender relations in social institutions such as family, education, law, work, and media using comparisons with other cultures. The intersectionality of gender, race, social class and global inequality will be critically analyzed. (BSSD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 108.
SOCY 211 INTRO TO COMM FIELDWORK 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    Practical application of the understanding, theories, and methodology of the social sciences through the encouragement of student involvement and participation in community service agencies. An interdisciplinary approach aimed at coordinating social science knowledge with fieldwork experience. (R only) PREREQUISITES: ANTH 201 or SOCY 100. One hour lecture, minimum of four weekly fieldwork hours of fieldwork participation and periodic conferences. Formerly SO 201.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SOCY 214 SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    Examines patterns and trends in family structures and family dynamics. Partner selection, marital/partner roles, family interaction and parenting patterns will be identified. Social and cultural variables that diversify families, as well as societal and global forces which impact families, will be analyzed. PREREQUISITE: ANTH 201, SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 204.
SOCY 214HC SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    Examines patterns and trends in family structures and family dynamics. Partner selection, marital/partner roles, family interaction and parenting patterns will be identified. Social and cultural variables that diversify families, as well as societal and global forces which impact families, will be analyzed. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITE: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ANTH 201, or SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
SOCY 214HM SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    Examines patterns and trends in family structures and family dynamics. Partner selection, marital/partner roles, family interaction and parenting patterns will be identified. Social and cultural variables that diversify families, as well as societal and global forces which impact families, will be analyzed. (BSSD[M]) PREREQUISITE: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, and a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, and ANTH 201, or SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week.
SOCY 230 SOCIOLOGY OF PERSONALITY 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    A social psychological study of the development of human nature and personality, mind, and self as products of social interaction. The role of language as fundamental in the symbolic process is stressed as this process relates to personality development and behavior motivation. PREREQUISITE: PSYC 102, SOCY 100, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 206.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SOCY 233 RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An analysis of patterns of intergroup relations in contemporary society. Theories and concepts of racial/ethnicity hierarchies, the intersection of race/ethnicity with class and gender, and the place race/ethnicity in the global systems of stratification are critically considered. PREREQUISITE: ANTH 201, SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 208.
SOCY 240 SOCIOLOGY OF AGE AND AGING 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An introduction of aging studies focused on social aspects. Demographic, social, and economic changes with the aging population will be examined using comparisons with different societies. Theories of aging and their applications are introduced. Relevant social policies on aging will be critically evaluated. (BSSD[M]) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 210.
SOCY 243 THE SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    The application of basic sociological concepts, theories, and research to the analysis of contemporary sport. Emphasis will be placed on how sport influences and is influenced by social groups, culture, institutions, social inequalities, and global expansion. (BSSD[M]) (R only) Assessment levels: ENGL 101/101A, READ 120. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 212.
SOCY 243HC THE SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    The application of basic sociological concepts, theories, and research to the analysis of contemporary sport. Emphasis will be placed on how sport influences and is influenced by social groups, culture, institutions, social inequalities, and global expansion. (BSSD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 212HC.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SOCY 243HM THE SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT-HONORS 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    The application of basic sociological concepts, theories, and research to the analysis of contemporary sport. Emphasis will be placed on how sport influences and is influenced by social groups, culture, institutions, social inequalities, and global expansion. (BSSD[M]) (R only) PREREQUISITES: Completion of at least 12 college credits, a 3.2 grade point average or higher, a grade of A or B in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A, or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 212HM.
SOCY 246 SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An analysis of structures and functions of world religions in societal and global settings. This course examines religion in relationship to fundamentalism, globalization, nationalism, multiculturalism and religiously grounded violence. It considers the impact of religious trends on individuals, groups and societies. PREREQUISITE: ANTH 201 or SOCY 100 or consent of instructor. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 213.
SOCY 250 GLOBALIZATION ISSUES 3 semester hours SOCY-Sociology
Course Description:    An exploration of social forces contributing to global inequalities and the dynamics of global patterns (immigration, refugees, displaced persons, social conflict, health/environmental issues and social movements). Students examine consequences of global forces and their effects on institutions and individuals. PREREQUISITE: SOCY 100 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly SO 240.

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