Courses

Look at human behavior through local, national and international lenses with courses offered by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate courses cover topics across the sociology spectrum, ranging from archaeology to immigration to mental health.

  • SOC 1010: Leadership/College Student (1 Credit Hour)
  • SOC 1100: Introduction to Sociology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 1110: Introduction to Sociology: Diversity Emphasis (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 1120: Introduction to Sociology: Diversity and Health (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 1180: World Geography (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 1190: Cultural Geography (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 1200: Introduction to Anthropology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 1500: The Urban Community: Race, Class (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2000: Research Methods (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2080: Urban Issues: Poverty and Unemployment (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2100: Classical Social Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2110: Sociology of Sport (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2180: Cities and Space (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2200: Cultural Anthropology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2210: Biological Anthropology (0-3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2220: Peace and Conflict Studies (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2240: Archaeology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2300: American Popular Culture (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2460: Global Mental Health: Culture, Mental Health (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2470: Culture and Health (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2480: Drugs and Society: Legal and Medical Implications (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2490: Sociology of Medicine (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2500: Social Ecology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2600: Survey of Forensic Science (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 2930: Special Topics (0-4 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3010: Quantitative Analysis (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3020: Qualitative Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3100: Contemporary Sociological Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3180: Immigration (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3200: Contemporary Anthropological Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3210: Science and Pseudoscience (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3220: Urban Sociology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3230: Gender and Society (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3240: Anthropology of Sex and Gender (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3260: Peace and Conflict (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3270: Environmental Anthropology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3280: Forensic Anthropology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3290: Native Peoples of North America (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3300: Social Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3340: World Archaeology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3350: Social Movements (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3360: Racial and Ethnic Relations (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3380: Power in U.S. Society (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3390: Cultural Anthropology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3420: Organizations: Theory and Practice (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3430: Marriage and the Family (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3460: Principles of Social Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3480: Sociology of Emotions (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3490: Sociology of Mental Health (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3500: Social Inequality (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3510: The Structure of Poverty: Globally and Locally (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3525: Elite and White Collar Deviance (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3570: Sociological Theories of Crime (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3580: Deviant Behavior: Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3590: Law and Society (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3610: Sociology of International Relations (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3620: Chemical Forensics (4 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3630: Forensic Biology (4 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3710: Archaeological Field School (4 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3720: Archaeological Lab Method (2 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3840: African-American Religious Traditions (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3850: Human Sexuality in the Black Community (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 3930: Special Topics (0-4 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4000: Practicum (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4010: Evaluation Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4020: Forensic Science Practicum I (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4030: Forensic Practicum II (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4040: Sociology Practicum (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4050: Feminist Social Movements (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4100: Introduction to Urban Economic (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4180: Citizenship: The Struggle to Belong (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4200: Cities, Suburbs, and Neighborhoods (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4240: Primate Social Behavior (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4260: Census and Neighborhood Analysis (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4310: Issues in Jurisprudence (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4320: Issues in Law Enforcement (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4330: Issues in Corrections (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4510: Constructing Social Problems (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4520: Sociological Social Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4530: Urban Ethnography (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4540: Environmental Impact (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4550: Crime Scene Investigation (4 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4610: Death Investigation (2 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4630: Sociology of Religion (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4640: Demography: Measuring and Modeling Population (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4650: Introduction to GIS (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4660: Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4670: Spatial Demography: Applied Statistics (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4680: Forensic GISc (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4700: Applied Spatial Analysis for Social Sciences (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4800: Research Activity: Supervised (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4840: Sociology Capstone (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4870: Capstone in Anthropology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4890: Reading Statistics in Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 4930: Special Topics (0-4 Credit Hours)

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses examine sociology from legal, political and social lenses, considering both societal issues and possible solutions.

  • SOC 5010: Organizational Theory and Administration (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5060: Qualitative Research Methodology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5100: Proseminar (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5171: Law, Policy, Society (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5200: Cities, Suburbs and Neighborhoods (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5205: Science, Technology and Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5210: Law, Crime and Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5300: Police Administration (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5310: Issues in Jurisprudence (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5320: Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5330: Issues in Corrections (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5400: Race, Gender, Class and Criminal Justice (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5470: Advanced Issues in Criminal Justice Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5500: Social Stratification (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5510: Constructing Social Problems (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5520: Sociological Social Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5530: Urban Ethnography (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5540: Environmental Impact of City (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5550: Comparative Theories of Race / Ethnic Relations (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5600: Research Methodology (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5610: Death Investigation (2 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5620: Probation, Parole, and Comm Correct (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5640: Demography: Measuring and Modeling (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5650: Intro to GIS (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5660: Intermediate GIS (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5670: Spatial Demography: Applied Statistics (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5700: Applied Spatial Analysis (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5750: Qualitative Analysis, Grounded Theory Methods (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5800: Survey Design and Sampling (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5840: Research in Criminal Justice (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5850: Policy Evaluation and Assessment (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5890: Reading Statistics in Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5910: Criminal Justice Internship (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5970: Research Topics (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 5980: Graduate Reading Course (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6100: Regression Analysis and Nonlinear Models (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6200: Urban Social and Political Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6225: Urban Community Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6250: Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6275: Health and Social Sciences (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6300: U.S. Health Care Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6320: Organization Theory and Behavior (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6350: Economic Development Policy (3 Credit Hours)
  • SOC 6525: Nonparametric Statistical Analysis (3 Credit Hours)