Sept2 - 1 SOCIOLOGY 101 Introduction to Sociology COURSE...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 SOCIOLOGY 101 Introduction to Sociology COURSE LOGISTICS Readings We will be using the following required textbooks, available at the University Bookstore or any online bookseller: Sociology (10th Edition), by Rodney Stark Classic Readings in Sociology (5th Edition), by Eve L. Howard (ed.) All other reading material will be posted on the courses website on Sakai (log in at http://sakai.rutgers.edu ). 2 Performance Evaluation Your grade for this course will be based on THREE closed- books, closed-notes exams, worth 30 points, 40 points, and 30 points respectively. Exams will not be cumulative. Exams will consist of multiple choice questions and true/false statements. You will be evaluated based on your ability to effectively answer questions by drawing from readings, lectures, and class discussion. Make-up exams will only be granted under extraordinary and appropriately documented circumstances, and they will consist of short-answer and essay questions. Final grades are absolutely non-negotiable and will be assigned according to the usual RU scale, as follows: A = 90-100; B+ = 85-89; B = 80-84; C+ = 75-79; C = 70-74; D = 60-69; F 59 Class Format and Participation E-mail Guidelines Academic Integrity Appropriate Classroom Behavior Class Lunches MOST IMPORTANTLY: This is an introductory class and you should have questions!! So ask them often, and feel free to talk to me about anything interesting, confusing, etc., either in class or during office hours. 3 Office Hours Phaedra Daipha Email: pdaipha@rci.rutgers.edu Office hours: T 4:30-5:30, and by appt Davison Hall, Rm 042 Kate Burrows Email: kburrows@sociology.rutgers.edu Office hours: Th 3:00-4:00, and by appt Davison Hall, Rm 012 CLASS SCHEDULE WEEK ONE: Introductions WEEK TWO: Thinking Sociologically Readings : 1. Peter L. Berger, Invitation to Sociology, in CR 2. Stark, p. 1-9 Doing Sociological Research Reading : Stark, p. 9-24, 77-89, 96-103 4...
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Sept2 - 1 SOCIOLOGY 101 Introduction to Sociology COURSE...

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