Sociology courses

SOCI 1030 Sociology of the Family
Sociology of the Family
Consideration of the family as a social institution and a special form of small group. Examination of theoretical and empirical research focusing upon mate selection, marital interaction, and child socialization. Topics include contemporary demographic trends and cultural practices.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1040 Gender and Society
Gender and Society
Examines the social construction of gender and the consequences of gender equality. Topics include socialization, intimate relations, paid and unpaid work, violence, and social change.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1050 Introduction to Education and Society
Introduction to Education and Society
This course is an introduction to sociological research, concepts, and theories about education. In the course, the purpose and function of education for the individual and society are critically considered, and a substantial amount of time is spent discussing the links between education and inequality. Topics that are discussed in detail include: the potential and limitations of schools, schools as agents of socialization, cross-national differences in educational systems, social relationships in schooling (the influence of community, social capital, parents, and peers), within and between school inequalities (school effects/ ability grouping), the effects of school characteristics and ascriptive forces on schooling outcomes, and variation in schooling outcomes themselves (achievement, attainment, labor market outcomes). Students will gain an appreciation of the role of schools as powerful determinants of the opportunities that individuals experience in modern societies.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1060 Urban Sociology
Urban Sociology
The social patterns, processes, and institutional structure of urban life.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1080 Deviant Behavior
Deviant Behavior
Examines forms of human behavior that have been defined as deviant by the larger society. An emphasis is placed on understanding the social construction of such definitions, especially their cross-cultural variations, as well as motivations and social implications for those whose behavior is judged as deviant.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1090 Social Problems
Social Problems
Examination of critical contemporary social problems and social policy options. Emphasis is placed on understanding the multidimensional sources of crisis, unrest, and instability as well as policy options and tradeoffs associated with ameliorative efforts. Topics vary by semester and instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1150 Introduction to Social Work
Introduction to Social Work
Introduces students to the profession and practice of social work. Examines principles, functions, knowledge base, and history of social work. Topics include the change process, levels of practice, and social problems affecting clients and practitioners.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1210 Sociology of Religion
Sociology of Religion
Introduces students to sociological study of religious phenomena, including religious beliefs, practices, and behaviors as conditioned by sociological factors. A key emphasis is the relationship between religious systems and other social institutions, e.g., politics, family, economy, and social stratification.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1300 Criminology
Criminology
Emphasizes the public's perception of the crime problem and various sociological measures of amounts and trends of criminal behavior in society. Causal and noncausal theories of criminality, and the sociological implications of various selected offenses are explored.
Notes: Co-op SOCI Course as an elective in Social Policy and Practice program
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1400 Sociology of Sport
Sociology of Sport
An analysis of the structure and functions of sports in contemporary American society. Topics include the relationship between sports, socialization, ideology, sports and totemism, the organization of sports, and the economics of sports.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1460 Asian American Communities
Asian American Communities
This course will provide a sociological introduction to America's rapidly growing Asian American populations and to the major issues facing these populations.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1470 Global Social Change
Global Social Change
Examines global change and its implications for individuals and groups via exploration of issues of globalization of the economy, international development, urbanization, immigration, social movements, changing gender relations, etc. Emphasis will be placed on how such changes have come about and course focus will be international in scope with emphasis on Latin America, Asia, and/or Africa.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 1510 Work in American Society
Work in American Society
Examines the concepts of occupations, professions, and work organizations. It considers issues about employee selection, job involvement, alienation, satisfaction, performance, and compensation; industrial mental health, occupation safety, health and medicine; social conditions of work in bureaucratic organizations, work groups and union membership; supervision and human resource management; and the changing conditions of work resulting from technological change, social change, shifts in the occupational structure and the interface of work with other institutions such as the family.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2010 Foundations of Sociology
Foundations of Sociology
To provide substantive exposure to basic sociological concepts, theories, methods, and tools.
Pre-requistites: Three credits of sociology at the 1000-level or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2050 Population and Society
Population and Society
An examination of the dynamic relationship between population and society. The course focuses on the contemporary demography of developed and developing countries, with an emphasis on societal problems linked to population.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2010 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2100 Special Topics in Sociology
Special Topics in Sociology
Special topic announced each semester.
Notes: May be repeated for credit provided it's a different topic.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2180 Wealth, Power and Inequality
Wealth, Power and Inequality
Survey of theoretical and empirical literature on the distribution of wealth, power, and prestige within and across societies and historical periods. Emphasis is placed on the impact of social change on stratification systems.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2010 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2210 Sociology of Reproduction
Sociology of Reproduction
This course is an introduction to the Sociology of Human Reproduction. We frequently think about reproduction as a natural/biological event, but like other aspects of human life, it is socially constructed: shaped by and experienced in and through various social practices. We will cover topics ranging from childbirth to breastfeeding, contraception to childlessness, and even little-known issues such as man" -opause (i.e.,male menopause). Much of the social science work on human reproduction comes from either demographic or feminist traditions so course readings reflect this dual genealogy."
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2010 and SOCI 1040 or GESS 2900
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2450 Society through Cinema
Society through Cinema
Examination of social organization, interaction, issues, and problems via the depiction of these issues and themes in selected commercial and documentary cinematic statements as illustrative material. Weekly class meetings are divided into lecture, screening, and discussion. Specific topical foci differ by semester.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2460 Cinematic New Orleans
Cinematic New Orleans
Cinematic New Orleans explores how the city and culture of New Orleans figure prominently as both a character and context in commercial film by examining the production and reproduction of the city's culture and its cinematic expression across numerous film genres since the 1930s. Using the lens of Hollywood film, issues such as place, identity, race, culture, and their social construction, as well as a broader sociological and historical sense of New Orleans will be investigated.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2490 Latin American Social Structure
Latin American Social Structure
An historical examination of the human condition in Latin America emphasizing three primary spheres of social relations: political, economic, and ideological. Within each sphere the following themes are addressed: national-international relations, urbanization, rural social structure, demographic trends, cultural change, and stability.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2500 Organizational Behavior
Organizational Behavior
An introduction to the sociological study of organizations in the private and public sectors. Topics include models for studying organizations, organization processes (communication, decision-making, negotiation, leadership), the impact of structural culture, and environmental factors on organizational behavior.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2010 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2600 Environmental Sociology
Environmental Sociology
This course examines political and economic aspects of global and local environmental problems. Topics include how societies and the environment interact, why some environmental risks have gained most attention, how support for environmental concerns can be measured, responses by environmental social movements, and visions of sustainable societies in the First and Third Worlds.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2650 Latin America and the Environment
Latin America and the Environment
An introduction to the political economy of the environment in Latin America.
Notes: Elective in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2700 The Social Psychology of Everyday Life
The Social Psychology of Everyday Life
An examination of issues involved in everyday social interactions, this course focuses on dimensions of interpersonal behavior against the background of sociological roles and role-playing, Emphasis is placed on the nature and process of interpersonal relationship, encounters, and public behavior against the backdrop of societal assumptions, norms, practices and beliefs. Related issues of affect/emotion, attitudes, cognition and perception will be discussed.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2730 City of Paris
City of Paris
Paris, one of the most distinctive and historically rich cities in the world, is used as a living laboratory for an examination of social patterns, processes, and organization of contemporary urban life. Course materials and field investigations serve to contextualize modern Paris in the conditions that spawned its dramatic transformation over the past two millennia and its continuing evolution into the present. Much of this summer class is experiential: learn by doing-planning, exploring, observing, mapping, and interpreting. In-class and field projects focus on how cities and urban systems are organized, the structuring of public space and its uses, modes of interpersonal interaction, how people perceive and attach meaning to the built environment, how we "read" cities, and represent urban spaces and places in our minds via "cognitive maps".
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2750 Monuments, Collective Memory, and the Sociology of Remembrance
Monuments, Collective Memory, and the Sociology of Remembrance
Summer only course. A sociological exploration of collective memory and commemoration that seeks to address the following questions: What do nations (and other social groups) remember, acknowledge, commemorate, ignore, contest, and deny about the past? How and why do we decide to remember certain things and not others? Which past and whose past do we remember? How do we represent these memories? How does collective memory differ from individual memory? What is the relationship of the remembered past to the present and intended future?
credit hours: 3

SOCI 2880 Writing Practicum
Writing Practicum
Notes: Fulfills the college intensive-writing requirement.
Pre-requistites: Successful completion of the First-Year Writing Requirement.
Co-requisites: Three credit departmental course.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 3030 Introduction to Research Design
Introduction to Research Design
Logic and techniques of social research, the relationships between theory and method, and alternative strategies in data collection.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2010 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 3040 Introduction to Research Analysis
Introduction to Research Analysis
Basic training in descriptive and inferential statistics with social science applications. Topics include measurement, tabular and graphic displays of data, central tendency, dispersion, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3030 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 3220 Social Theory
Social Theory
An introduction to classical and contemporary sociological theory.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2010 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 3880 Writing Practicum
Writing Practicum
Notes: Fulfills the college intensive-writing requirement.
Pre-requistites: Successful completion of the First-Year Writing Requirement.
Co-requisites: Three-credit departmental course.
credit hours: 1

SOCI 3890 Service Learning
Service Learning
Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit corequisite course.
Pre-requistites: Approval of department.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 4210 Urban Ethnography and Social Justice
Urban Ethnography and Social Justice
In this course students will develop a practical working knowledge of the theoretical and conceptual frameworks used in analyzing urban issues of social justice through a combination of classroom instruction, applied ethnographic field instruction, practitioner engagement, and professional development activities.
Notes: Required course in the Summer Public Policy Minor Community Engagement Track
credit hours: 3

SOCI 4310 Crime, Punishment, and Community in New Orleans
Crime, Punishment, and Community in New Orleans
This course examines the relationship among community changes/characteristics, crime, and punishment focusing on New Orleans. It includes an intense community engagement component that involves residential outreach to assess viewpoints on common crime prevention, policing and punishment practices.
Notes: Count as an elective in Public Policy Summer Minor
credit hours: 3

SOCI 4560 Internship Studies
Internship Studies
Open to especially qualified upper level students.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040, approval of instructor and department.
credit hours: 1-3

SOCI 4570 Internship Studies
Internship Studies
Open to especially qualified upper level students.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040, approval of instructor and department.
credit hours: 1-3

SOCI 4610 Ecology and Society
Ecology and Society
From local disasters to global crises, this course explores the grave consequences to human development springing from ecological catastrophes and the ways in which wellbeing, social equality, and economic advance are intimately linked to the environment.
Notes: Elective in Environmental Studies
credit hours: 3

SOCI 4910 Independent Studies
Independent Studies
Open to especially qualified upper level students with approval of instructor.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040, approval of instructor and department.
credit hours: 1-3

SOCI 4920 Independent Studies
Independent Studies
Open to especially qualified upper level students with approval of instructor.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040, approval of instructor and department.
credit hours: 1

SOCI 6010 Advanced Topics in Sociology
Advanced Topics in Sociology
Special topic announced each semester.
Notes: May be repeated for credit provided it is a different topic.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6060 Issues in the Sociology of Gender
Issues in the Sociology of Gender
This course examines research in several areas of the sociology of gender. Topics include the acquisition of gender identity, face to face interactions, the changing roles of women and men, the intersection of work and family, and social movements. Students will conduct original research in one of these areas.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6070 The Sociology of Sexuality
The Sociology of Sexuality
An advanced sociology course on sexuality. The core theme of the course is to explore how the way we think about and experience the erotic, sex, and sexuality are constructed through and shaped by social processes. Considerable time will be spent on sexuality as a system of stratification that is separate from but intersects with inequalities on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, and class.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220, or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6120 Race and Ethnic Relations in America
Race and Ethnic Relations in America
Sociological examination of the dynamics of race and ethnic relations in the United States. This course provides an opportunity for students to read about, think, and discuss issues of racial and ethnic relations in society. Topics include the social construction of racial classification systems, the historical record of the interaction between the races in America, public policy, and possible mechanisms for dealing with some of the issues that many consider most problematic in our society.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6130 Race, Crime, and Control
Race, Crime, and Control
This course examines the US Criminal Justice system as a mechanism of racial control. It covers the socio-historical construction of race, different theories and practices of racism and their manifestation and institutionalization in the contemporary US Criminal Justice system, and ongoing strategies of resistance and antiracism. Prerequisite: SOCI 3030, SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3030, SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6150 Gangs, Gangsters and Organized Crime: Constructing and Controlling Public Enemies
Gangs, Gangsters and Organized Crime: Constructing and Controlling Public Enemies
Using case studies from Japan (Samurai-to-Tonin-to-Yakuza), the gangster-era United States (1920s and 1930s), modern Colombia (narcotraffice) and Brazil (Favela gangs), and contemporary urban U.S. ethnic gangs, this course explores through text and film, the social construction and social control of groups deemed public enemies. Course analysis uses several theoretical contexts: Social constructionist sociology, theories of political and social power, conceptualizations ethnic strangers, Others, and the role of classification in ordering social worlds. These processes are explained in terms of longer-term historical developments involving constructing and reshaping urban identities, distinguishing urban from rural ones, and the internationalizing of these processes and struggles.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6160 Crime and Human Development
Crime and Human Development
This course will examine key conceptual and research issues such as the development of criminal behavior and criminal careers; stability and change in criminal behavior across developmental stages of the life course; trajectories, transition, and turning points through life; qualitative and quantitative approaches to studying crime and the life course, and social change and its link to individual lives. Prerequisites: SOCI 3040 (Introduction to Research Analysis) and SOCI 3220 (Social Theory).
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6190 Urban Organization
Urban Organization
A study of the causes and social effects of urban growth and decay in rich and poor countries. An examination of contemporary urban social classes and political coalitions, and how these are changing with shifting regional economies.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6210P Sociology of Culture
Sociology of Culture
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6250 Sociology of Childhood
Sociology of Childhood
This course examines theories, methods, and empirical research in several areas of the sociology of childhood. Major themes are (1) how social structure constrains children's lives, (2) how children negotiate, share, and create culture, and (3) how children's experiences vary within and across societies. Topics include historical trends in thinking about children, cultural reproduction in early childhood, children's social worlds, contemporary attitudes toward children, and social policies for children. Students will design and carry out original research projects.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6260 Gender, Work and Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Gender, Work and Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective
This course focuses on the sociological intersections of gender, work, and family across a variety of countries, with emphasis on (but not limited to) the European Union and the United States. Major themes are (1) how national context influences the work-family nexus for adults (women and men) and children (girls and boys), (2) how people negotiate, share, and create culture as it relates to work-family issues, and (3) how the experiences and ideologies of parents and children vary within and across societies. The course will cover a wide range of sociological vantage points, from macroscopic to microscopic issues.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2010, SOCI 3030, SOCI 3040.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6300 Urban Policy and Planning
Urban Policy and Planning
This course examines how government policies and programs have shaped and affected cities and metropolitan areas in the United States and around the world over the last hundred years or so. The course investigates policies and planning actions pertaining to community organizing, welfare reform, adaption to climate change, post-disaster recovery and rebuilding, tourism and urban cultural production: real estate, housing, and uneven development, and sustainability. The course will focus on policies that have impacted the built environment and address relationships between cities, communities, and broader socio-political and economic processes. As a capstone course, assignments and course activities are designed for advanced undergraduate or for graduate students interested in connecting the course subject matter with a service learning project within the sociology of urban policy and planning.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6310 The Urban Experience
The Urban Experience
Uses a broad array of social scientific and humanistic analytical and representational elements to explore how individual persons and cultures experience, process, interpret, and express the modern urban milieu.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6320 Global Political Economy and the Environment
Global Political Economy and the Environment
This course provides an overview of sociological research pertaining to globalization and the environment. Topics include macro-comparative theories of development. and the interconnections among society, political-economic dynamics, the process of globalization. and natural system (ecology).
Notes: An elective in Environmental Studies
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3220 and SOCI 3040 or approval of instructor
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6325 Global & Local Environmental Justice
Global & Local Environmental Justice
This service-learning course enriches student understanding of environmental justice at the global and local level. Students will sharpen their knowledge of various environmental movements. activism. and advocacy in the classroom. which will be supplemented with experience in the field. Specifically. students will collaborate with environmentally-focused organizations and nonprofits in the greater New Orleans area to implement environmental justice activities in the local community. SOCI 3040 is a pre-requisite for course enrollment.
Pre-requistites: Pre-requisite: SOCI 3040
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6330 Sociology of Education
Sociology of Education
This course will examine the social functions of educational institutions, the role of education in the American social and economic structure, and major controversies and debates concerning educational policy as social policy.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6350 Marginality and the Other: A Sociology of Persecution and State-Making
Marginality and the Other: A Sociology of Persecution and State-Making
This course examines the role of ideologies justifying persecution itself in the construction and change of national states. Four interrelated and interactive processes are analyzed: cultural construction of pollution, danger, and taboo; marginalization of stigmatized Others; the roles of these processes in construction and change in national states; the responses to Others to the previously described processes.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6410 Political Policing: Brazil, Mexico, the United States, and Beyond
Political Policing: Brazil, Mexico, the United States, and Beyond
Is policing politically neutral in its goals and consequences? Is it inherently political in its processes, goals, and outcomes? What is political policing? How does it operate? Is politicized policing solely a problem of developing country settings? Does it decrease with societal development? What is the relationship of police to national states and their political agendas? What is the difference between low and high political policing? Under what conditions do the politics of policing become more or less visible? What is the relative political value of police or military action? What have been the consequences of political policing?
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6440 Language Behavior and Communication
Language Behavior and Communication
An examination of the intersection of psychosocial processes and the machinery of grammar and lexicon. Examination of the areas of aphasia, mental disorders, language acquisition, and cognition with an emphasis on cross-cultural methods and experimental design.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6640 Sociology of Organizations
Sociology of Organizations
Exploration and development of organizational structures, processes and consequences. Interdisciplinary focus drawing conceptual, theoretical, and methodological tools from sociology, management, economics, and applied fields such as law and public administration. The seminar will examine classic and current issues in the sociology of organizations and the influence of complex organizations on different contexts and institutions (e.g., economy, family, healthcare, politics).
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6660 Forensic Sociology, Policy, and Law
Forensic Sociology, Policy, and Law

This course will introduce students to the ways in which scholars and researchers apply social science knowledge, methods, and theories to legal problems such as criminal trials, civil disputes, and arbitration proceedings. The course will address socio-legal questions and problems related to the following areas of civil litigation: premises liability and inadequate/negligent security, product liability and human-factors related litigation, climate change, toxic torts and crimtorts, racial segregation and fair housing, and employment discrimination lawsuits. Prerequisites: SOCI 3220; SOCI 3030; and SOCI 3040



credit hours: 3

SOCI 6880 Writing Practicum
Writing Practicum
Notes: Fulfills the college intensive-writing requirement.
Pre-requistites: Successful completion of the First-Year Writing Requirement.
Co-requisites: Three-credit departmental course.
credit hours: 1

SOCI 6890 Field Work Methods in the Americas
Field Work Methods in the Americas
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6910 Gender in Latin America
Gender in Latin America
A sociological examination of how changing political, economics and developmental issues in Latin America shape and are shaped by gender relations.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2490 or LAST 1010, and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6930 Social Movements in Latin America
Social Movements in Latin America
An examination of the factors shaping the emergence, development, and decline of social movements in Latin America. Issues addressed include why people join movements, what constraints there are on building of social movement organizations, and in what ways are leaders and ideologies crucial to movement development.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2490 or LAST 1010, and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6940 Political Sociology of Latin America
Political Sociology of Latin America
This course examines theories of the bases and distribution of power in Latin America. Topics include the role of elites and domestic class coalitions in state formation and regime transitions, the role of civil society/labor, popular associations, political parties in democratization, and the role of culture, including religion, in political life.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3030, SOCI 3040, SOCI 3220, or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6960 Urban Latin America
Urban Latin America
This course is a study of the causes and social effects of urban growth and decay in rich and poor countries in the Americas. Examines contemporary urban social classes and political coalitions, and how these are changing with shifting regional economies. The course discusses theories of urban societies and regional growth, and examines case studies and theories from Latin America.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2490 or LAST 1010, and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6970 Latin American Social Mobilization
Latin American Social Mobilization
Certain social networks and types of social practice specialize in subverting the state and dominant society. In this class we look diffusely at "social mobilization" and focus on manifestations beyond social movements. We look at protest, at crime and violence, and at religion. The goal is to understand social history, or the way people who are not in positions of institutional power come together to change their world, sometimes to make the world better and sometimes to make it worse. Our goal is to develop sensibilities and analytic outlooks that allow us to understand these types of social mobilization as a way of understanding social change in Latin America, beyond the institutions that political scientists and economists tend to focus on. Prerequisites: SOCI 3030, SOCI 3040, and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.





Pre-requistites: SOCI 3030, SOCI 3040, and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 6990 Special Topics in the Sociology of Latin America
Special Topics in the Sociology of Latin America
Course topics vary. Courses will include: Latin American Immigration, Race and Ethnicity in the Americas, Caribbean Societies, and Drugs and Alcohol in the Americas.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 2490 or LAST 1010, SOCI 3040 and SOCI 3220 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

SOCI 7010 Readings in Special Field
Readings in Special Field
credit hours: 3

SOCI 9980 Master's Research
Master's Research
credit hours: 0

SOCI 9990 Dissertation Research
Dissertation Research
credit hours: 0

SOCI H4990 Honors Thesis
Honors Thesis
For senior honors candidates and other qualified senior majors. Intensive reading and research in a selected field of sociology.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040, approval of instructor, and department.
credit hours: 3

SOCI H5000 Honors Thesis
Honors Thesis
For senior honors candidates and other qualified senior majors. Intensive reading and research in a selected field of sociology.
Pre-requistites: SOCI 3040, approval of instructor, and department.
credit hours: 3