Courses

INQ 260SO Social Justice-Global

Introduces the methodologies of the social sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. The course seeks to develop students' critical thinking skills through the exploration and application of social scientific methods. Individual sections will be taught in a particular discipline. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 260 and INQ 260 from the same discipline.) (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G2 Dr. Kristin L. Richardson T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

SOCI 237 Deviant Behavior

An examination of the concept of deviance and the various sociological perspectives on deviant behavior. Sociological, biological, and psychological theories of causation are used to study behaviors such as drug addiction and alcoholism, deviant sexual behavior, and mental illness. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Kristin L. Richardson M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SOCI 340 Crowds, Panics and Disasters

An analysis of emergent, comparatively unstructured, and spontaneous collectivities and social processes within societies. The course gives special attention to social behavior during normative breakdowns, crisis situations, and periods of dissent. Group behavior during riots and disasters is examined, along with the dynamics of panics and rumor. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • One 200 level SOCI course or ENST-105. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Kristin L. Richardson M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM