Sociology Summer Classes

Introduction to Sociology

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SOCI 101
3 credits
Session 1
Online

Instructor: Scott Byington

Overview of the principles and concepts used in the study of human social interaction, groups, communities and societies.

Criminal Adjudication

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SOCI 312
3 credits
Session 1
Face to Face
MTWR 9:30-11:20am

Instructor: Larry Mansch

An examination of adjudicatory processes applied to the criminally accused. Includes pretrial, trial, and sentencing practices and procedures. Special attention to the sociological dimensions of criminal adjudication: its cultural underpinnings, structural characteristics and interactional dynamics.

Sociological Research Methods

hand completing survey

SOCI 318
3 credits
Session 2
Online

Instructor: Dustin Satterfield

Methods of research in the social sciences including naturalistic observation, interviewing, measurement, experiments, surveys, content analysis, and basic data analysis.

Sociology of Health and Illness

people walking and biking in park

SOCI 491
3 credits
Session 2
Face to Face
MTWR 9:30-11:20am

Instructor: D’Shane Barnett

While much of the current understanding of and practice in health considers individual-level determinants of health (e.g. whether one smokes or not), this course challenges students to look beyond the personal and critically consider how social structures and institutions influence individual and collective health.