Courses

INQ 120 Social Inequality & Eugenics

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways in which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
J K. Schorpp M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

PHST 301 Introduction to Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the sceince of public health. This course is designed to introduce you to the philosophy, purpose, and basic methods of epidemiology. Epidemiology helps us understand how diseases are distributed in populations, including demanding that we investigate and analyze social determinants. If we want to remedy health-related problems and build a healthier, safer social world, this is crucial. Epidemiology lays the foundation for all public health practice. It is a scientific way of thinking about causes and effect. Epidemiology is used to investigate disease outbreaks, determine the natural history of disease, set resource priorities, and develop policies. Basic epidemiologic theory and techniques, applicable to public health practice, will be introduced. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHST-201 AND PHST-202 or permission. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PHST 406 Independent Study

1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
B K. Schorpp

PHST 416 Internship

1 Unit

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Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp

SOCI 352 Quantitative Method & Analysis

This course will address the social scientific research process including an examination of research design, sampling and data analysis. Methods addressed include but are not limited to survey research and secondary data analysis. This course includes an introduction to descriptive and inferential analysis of data, including analysis using statistical computer software programs. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SOCI-201 or ENST-105 or permission of the instructor. Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • SOCI-350 is recommended.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SOCI 406 Independent Study & Research

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

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Section Instructor Time Comments
D K. Schorpp

SOCI 416 Community Internship

Practical experience in a social servic e agency, correctional facility, health institution, business, or other communit y setting in which sociology is applied. May not be used to fulfill the 300-leve l or above requirement for the major or minor. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp