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SYG 2000 Spring Term 2011 Introduction to Sociology Mon./Wed. DSSC 211 11:00 – 12:15p.m. and 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Dr. Hawkins Office: DSSC 231 Phone: 253-7368 E-mail: [email protected] or use Hawknet/Campus Cruiser Office hours: Monday, Wednesday: 9:55 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. and 1:50 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday: 1:25p.m. – 1:55 p.m. and 3:20p.m. – 4:35 p.m. I am also available in DSSC 211 at the following times between classes: MW 12:15 – 12:30 p.m. TR 10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Webpage: You will find the syllabus, lecture outlines, and sample assignments on my webpage. Hawknet: You may e-mail your instructor through Hawknet. Click on the MyCruiser tab. In Personal Tools, click on the e-mail link. If you have a new e-mail message, a notification will show in red. If there is an emergency where the college is closed or I need to miss class unexpectedly, please check your e-mail to see if there are any assignments. I would likely give you study questions to assist you in studying the chapter so that we would not get too far behind. If you miss a class, you may want to try and e-mail your fellow class members for notes. Required text: Tischler, Henry L. 2010. Introduction to Sociology, Tenth Edition. Belmont, California: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning. Course Description: An introductory course which emphasizes the scientific method in examining society. Topics of study include group structure, roles, social stratification, socialization, deviance, collective behavior, and minority relations. Prerequisite: College level reading and writing skills are required. Course objectives: Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: 1. Define sociology and describe its origins. 2. Explain the three major paradigms used in sociology.
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3. List and briefly describe the various steps in using the scientific method. 4. Identify and define the major elements of social structure, such as roles, status, groups, and institutions. 5. Define a social group and describe the different types of groups in our society. 6. Identify and define the major components of culture. 7. Discuss the agents and importance of socialization. 8. Explain the social self and how it develops. 9. Define the concept of deviance and discuss the theories that have been used to explain deviant behavior. 10. Define social stratification and contrast the basic characteristics of the structural- functional and social-conflict explanations for its existence. 11. Describe the characteristics of the major classes in the United States and how these affect your life. 12. Define minority group and distinguish between prejudice and discrimination. 13.
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