syllabus fall 2008

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Principles of Sociology SYG 2000, Section # 9297 M, W, F 5 th period (11:45- 12:35) CSE E121 Instructor : Georgia Bianchi Department of Sociology E-mail : gbianchi@ufl.edu Office : TUR 3309 Office Phone Number : (352)392-0251 ext. 241 Office Hours : MW, 9:30 - 11:30 and by appointment. Please do not hesitate to contact me – it’s my job to help you. Course Description This is an introductory course to the study of sociology. Sociology is the scientific study of social life, human behavior, and social change. Sociologists investigate the structure of groups, organizations, and societies, and how people interact within these contexts. In this class, we will learn to critically analyze historical and contemporary events in terms of their implications and impacts on individuals, groups, organizations, and societies. We will also learn the techniques that sociologists use to research various aspects of social life. General Education Requirement This course counts towards the general education requirement of the university. This is accomplished by taking a sociological approach to the study of everyday life, which should enable students to better identify and understand the social components of their worlds, as well as how to influence them. STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: Students requesting classroom accommodation must first register with the Dean of Students Office. The Dean of Students Office will provide documentation to the student who must then provide this documentation to the Instructor when requesting accommodation. Required Readings th edition * Readings on the course website (through WebCT) https://elearning.courses.ufl.edu/webct/entryPageIns.dowebct * Other readings may be handed out during the course of the semester
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