Courses

HNRS 406 Independent Study

An independent project used as part of the Honors Distinction project, which is conducted under the direction of a faculty member. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B K. Hoffman

INQ 300 Sport & Society

Asks students to look back on their experiences and their work in the Intellectual Inquiry Curriculum in order to make explicit, meaningful connections to contemporary issues. In addition to individual written assignments, students will work in small groups to research and develop a proposal concerning a concept, approach, or solution to a problem that will be presented in a formal defense. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 300 and INQ 300.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B K. Hoffman T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

SOCI 320 Education and Society

An exploration of social issues related to education in the United States from a sociological perspective focusing in the social context of educational settings, key social-structural forces, and how social inequality affects opportunities and experiences in schools. Specific topics include interaction patterns among teachers and students, academic cheating, harassment and violence, and the influence of family, community, cultural and politics on schools. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One SOCI course or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Hoffman T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

SOCI 334 Criminology

An analysis of the social causes of crime and criminal behavior with a focus on drug, property, white collar and violent crime. Theoretical explanations of criminal behavior and a critique of selected aspects of the American criminal justice system are discussed. Programs for crime prevention and rehabilitation are examined. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SOCI-101 OR CJUS-211 OR INQ-260SO Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • 1 200-LEVEL SOCI COURSE Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Hoffman T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

SOCI 407 Independent Study & Research

A supervised research project or extensi ve literature review. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Hoffman