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SOC 369J 041 The Sociology of Community

This course examines how our contemporary concern with community is connected with the rise of modern society and the development of the urban-rural debate. Our anxieties about community will be shown to be connected to our anxieties about family. Special attention will be given to the interpretive approach to these issues.

Kieran Bonner Fall 2020
SOC 229 081 Selected Topics in Criminology

Sociological analysis of research and theory on selected criminal activities. Motivation, modus operandi, and the social characteristics of offenders will be examined in relation to such specific crimes as drug and sexual offenses, theft, robbery, murder, organized crime, and/or other criminal activities.

 

Cross-listed with LS 229

Carlie Leroux-Demir Fall 2020
SMF 307 001 Conflict, Crisis, and Dissolution in Close Relationships

Families and close relationships are among the most important and valued human experiences, but they can also be the source of much conflict and pain. This course will examine the dark side of close relationships, with a focus on topics such as conflict and conflict resolution, family violence, poverty, separation and divorce, illness, and death and bereavement.

 

PDF icon SMF 307_D.Shakespeare_Winter 2020.pdf Winter 2020
LS 229 001, 081 Selected Topics in Criminology

Sociological analysis of research and theory on selected criminal activities. Motivation, modus operandi, and the social characteristics of offenders will be examined in relation to such specific crimes as drug and sexual offenses, theft, robbery, murder, organized crime, and/or other criminal activities.

Cross-listed with LS 229

Carlie Leroux-Demir PDF icon SOC 229-LS 229_C.Leroux_Winter 2020.pdf Winter 2020
SOC 430 001 Special Topics in Sociology: Alcohol, Well-Being & the Grey Zone

An in-depth analysis of research in selected topics in Sociology.

Kieran Bonner PDF icon SOC 430_K.Bonner_Winter 2020.pdf Winter 2020
SOC 383 001 Ethnomethodology in Theory and Practice

Ethnomethodology is a study of the methods and practices people use to produce and recognize social actions. Topics may include greetings, the sex/gender distinction, science and common sense, breaching experiments, and jury deliberation.

Kieran Bonner PDF icon SOC 383_K.Bonner_Winter 2020.pdf Winter 2020
SOC 327 081 Policing in a Democratic Society

A critical examination of the police as social control agents in contemporary democratic societies. Topics include the historical evolution of policing; police recruitment, training, and education; police/community relations; the occupational subculture of the police; police authority and discretion; private policing; and police deviance and criminality.

Cross-listed with LS 327

Frederick Desroches Winter 2020
SOC 229 001, 081 Selected Topics in Criminology

Sociological analysis of research and theory on selected criminal activities. Motivation, modus operandi, and the social characteristics of offenders will be examined in relation to such specific crimes as drug and sexual offenses, theft, robbery, murder, organized crime, and/or other criminal activities.

Cross-listed with LS 229

Carlie Leroux-Demir PDF icon SOC 229-LS 229_C.Leroux_Winter 2020.pdf Winter 2020
SMF 491 001 Practicum and Applied Theory

This course involves the continuation of the SMF 490 practicum placement along with weekly seminar meetings that focus on integration of theory and practice.

Department Consent Required

Carm De Santis PDF icon SMF 490-491_C.DeSantis_Winter 2020.pdf Winter 2020
SMF 400 001 Capstone Seminar

This seminar invites students to integrate their knowledge in the domains of sexuality, relationships, and families and make connections among theories, research, and practices. The capstone focus provides students the opportunity for critical self-reflection on their university experience.

Toni Serafini Winter 2020