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Sociology
Chair: Prof. Kent Redding BOL 714B 414/229-4388 sociology@uwm.edu

Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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SOCIOL-101: Introduction to Sociology (3 units; U ; SS)

Sociology as a special field of social science. The relationship of the work of the sociologist to contemporary society; an examination of the sociological perspective.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 49713 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy MER 131  
SS   3 LEC 002 49714 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent BOL 150  
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 203 50658 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer ONLINE WEB  
Online U-Pace course. Students learn at their own pace and must demonstrate mastery of each content unit before proceeding to the next. There are multiple opportunities to retake tests.

SOCIOL-102: Solving Social Problems (3 units; U ; SS)

Examines problems relating to social inequality, troubled institutions, social control and social change. Explains how sociological theories can address these problems and improve communities.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Enrol in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-604

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 401 49715 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary CRT 175  
This course was renamed. If you took SOCIOL 102, Introduction to Social Problems, this course will count as a repeat.
SS     DIS 601 49716 1:00 PM-1:50 PM M 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Kristen LUB N110  
SS     DIS 602 49717 2:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Kristen LUB S195  
SS     DIS 603 49718 9:00 AM-9:50 AM W 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Kristen LUB N130  
SS     DIS 604 50101 10:00 AM-10:50 AM W 01/22-05/09 Schmidt, Kristen BOL B95  

SOCIOL-103: World Society (3 units; U ; SS)

Demographic and development trends related to political, economic, and eco-systems. Policy options and strategies regarding population growth, economic development, and selected institutional issues.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 52008 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Dorshorst, Emily BOL B60  

SOCIOL-104: Introduction to Social Psychology (3 units; U ; SS)

An introduction to sociological social psychology, emphasizing such topics as the nature of self, identity, socialization, various aspects of social interaction, and dynamics of group behavior.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 53185 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Beaumier, Theresa BOL B87  

SOCIOL-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 47741 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 47742 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 47743 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 47744 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 47745 - 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 47746 - 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 47747 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 47748 - 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 47749 - 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 47750 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, Aki TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 47751 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John TBA  

SOCIOL-224: American Minority Groups (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Nature of minority-dominant group relations. Stability and change in status in American society of Blacks, Native Americans, Spanish-speaking peoples, and other minority groups.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 58777 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Baran, Stephanie BOL B40  

SOCIOL-241: Criminology (3 units; U ; SS)

Analysis of competing perspectives on crime, with reference to the behavior of those who define, engage in, or become the victim of criminal behavior.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 52736 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Lashua, Derrick LUB N120  

SOCIOL-246: Juvenile Delinquency (3 units; U ; SS)

Study of personal and social determinants of juvenile delinquency and agencies for its control, treatment, and prevention.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 51664 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Jackson, Kenneth BOL B95  

SOCIOL-255: Sociology of Sexuality (3 units; U ; SS)

The social construction of sexuality, the social history of sexual arrangements, and contemporary sexual theory and practice.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 52009 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary BOL B87  

SOCIOL-261: Introduction to Statistical Thinking in Sociology (3 units; U ; QLB)

Introduction to basic statistical concepts and procedures and their selected application to sociological data. Covers both descriptive and inferential statistics.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or Sociol 101(P); satisfaction of GER Quantitative Literacy Part A req.
Enrol in LEC 201 only or LEC 402 & LAB 801 or 802

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB (FEE) 3 LEC 201 53102 - 01/22-05/09 Bryan, Alexander ONLINE WEB  
QLB   3 LEC 402 50683 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy MIT 191  
QLB     LAB 801 50684 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Kawashima, Tenshi BOL 293  
QLB     LAB 802 50685 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Kawashima, Tenshi BOL 293  
QLB     LAB 803 59926 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Hessler, Navada MIT 353  

SOCIOL-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 48503 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

SOCIOL-304: Political Sociology (3 units; U )

Examination of structural and cultural factors as related to the nature of political systems; consideration of the organization and roles of political and para-political groups.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52010 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon BOL B40  

SOCIOL-325: Social Change (3 units; U )

Study of change in society; integration and various theories of social change; examination of contemporary instances of social change.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51924 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Paniagua Guzman, Antonio LAP N101  

SOCIOL-330: Economy and Society (3 units; U )

The sociological perspective applied to economic phenomena, including production, distribution, consumption, exchanges of goods, a country's economic development, and global market.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201 58780 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus ONLINE WEB  

SOCIOL-341: Sociology of Deviant Behavior (3 units; U )

Analysis of the ways in which deviant behavior is socially constructed, individuals are labeled and stigmatized as deviants, and mechanisms of social control are activated or challenged.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50659 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Jackson, Kenneth BOL B56  

SOCIOL-361: Research Methods in Sociology (3 units; U )

Scientific methods in the analysis of society, procedures in problem definition, hypotheses/construction, and collection, and evaluation of data.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; 9 cr Sociol; Sociol 261(P) or approved stats course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201 49719 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste ONLINE WEB  

SOCIOL-375: History of Sociological Theory (3 units; U )

Critical survey of ideas about society centered on thinkers up to the twentieth century.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; 9 cr Sociol.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49720 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon BOL B92  

SOCIOL-376: Modern Sociological Theory (3 units; U )

Major theoretical paradigms including functionalism, conflict and dialectical models, exchange theory, symbolic interactionism, and social phenomenology.

Notes:
Prereq: Sociol 375(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201 51135 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.

SOCIOL-377: Urbanism and Urbanization (3 units; U )

Theoretical perspectives, substantive themes, and methodological approaches to the study of cities. Impact of historical development and changing spatial patterns on social behavior in metropolitan areas.

Notes:
Sociol 377 & Urb Std 377 are jointly-offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & a Sociol 100-level course; or Urb Std 250(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51139 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/22-05/09 Harris, James BOL B84  

SOCIOL-399: Independent Study-Upper Division (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent work in specific areas of sociology under supervision.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 47752 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 47753 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 47754 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 47755 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 005 47756 - 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 006 47757 - 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 007 47758 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 008 47759 - 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 009 47760 - 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 010 47761 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, Aki TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 011 47762 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOCIOL-442: The Work-Family Intersection (3 units; U/G )

Social forces shaping work and family patterns and ideologies; implications of social change for employers, workers, and families; survey of work-family policies.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Sociol 495 w/similar topic. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr 200-level or above Sociol.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201 58782 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.

SOCIOL-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 48504 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

SOCIOL-760: Advanced Statistical Methods in Sociology (3 units; G )

Review of elementary statistics. Probability theory and its applications. Multivariate analysis. Nonparametric statistical inference. Measurement theory. Selected statistical models for hypothesis testing and theory construction.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; score of 85 on dept diagnostic examination.
Enrol in LEC 401 & LAB 801

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401 50161 3:00 PM-4:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John BOL 293  
      LAB 801 50162 4:30 PM-5:20 PM W 01/22-05/09 Hessler, Navada BOL 293  

SOCIOL-790: Master's Level Thesis/Paper (1 - 6 units; G )

Research or thesis/paper work for students in the master's program in sociology.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001 47763 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002 47764 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003 47765 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004 47766 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005 47767 - 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 006 47768 - 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 007 47769 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008 47770 - 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 009 47771 - 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010 47772 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, Aki TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 011 47773 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John TBA  
Instructor permission required to register for the course.
Audit never allowed.

SOCIOL-794: Proseminar: The Teaching of Undergraduate Sociology (1 units; G )

Designed to prepare and support new teachers of undergraduate Sociology.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 SEM 001 52011 3:00 PM-3:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent BOL 757  
Consent required to audit.

SOCIOL-799: Master's Level Reading and Research (1 - 3 units; G )

Independent study of a topic selected by a student after consultation with member of graduate faculty.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 47774 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 47775 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 47776 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 47777 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005 47778 - 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 006 47779 - 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 007 47780 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 008 47781 - 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 009 47782 - 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 010 47783 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, Aki TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 011 47784 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John TBA  
Audit never allowed.

SOCIOL-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirements.

Notes:
Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 47785 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh TBA  
    0 IND 002 47786 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus TBA  
    0 IND 003 47787 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste TBA  
    0 IND 004 47788 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle TBA  
    0 IND 005 47789 - 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary TBA  
    0 IND 006 47790 - 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon TBA  
    0 IND 007 47791 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer TBA  
    0 IND 008 47792 - 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy TBA  
    0 IND 009 47793 - 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent TBA  
    0 IND 010 47794 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, Aki TBA  
    0 IND 011 47795 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John TBA  

SOCIOL-901: Seminar: Urban Social Structure (3 units; G )

Comprehensive analysis of the emergence and institutionalization of cultural and social patterns in urban settings; and future American urban social structures.

Notes:
Sociol 901 & Urb Std 901 are jointly-offered & count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 58781 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus BOL 757  

SOCIOL-923: Seminar on the Sociology of Culture (3 units; G )

Selected themes in the sociology of culture, including symbols, language, forms of knowledge, power and practice, the arts, and media.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Sociol 927 w/same title. Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 58783 4:30 PM-7:10 PM T 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer BOL 757  
Audit never allowed.

SOCIOL-927: Seminar in Sociology of Contemporary Institutions: (3 units; G )

Analysis of major social institutions in modern societies in terms of status orders, division of labor, normative systems, processes of social change, and conflict. Specific topics and any additional prerequisites announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic & cons adviser to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Medical Sociology
    3 SEM 001 52012 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 01/28-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste BOL 757  

SOCIOL-990: Doctoral Dissertation (1 - 6 units; G )

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admission to candidacy for PhD degree; cons major prof.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001 47796 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002 47797 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003 47798 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004 47799 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005 47800 - 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 006 47801 - 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 007 47802 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008 47803 - 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 009 47804 - 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010 47805 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, Aki TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 011 47806 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John TBA  
Audit never allowed.

SOCIOL-999: Doctoral Reading and Research (1 - 6 units; G )

Independent study of a topic selected by a student after consultation with member of graduate faculty.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001 47808 - 01/22-05/09 Aneesh, Aneesh TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002 47809 - 01/22-05/09 Britton, Marcus TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003 47810 - 01/22-05/09 Campos-Castillo, Celeste TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004 47811 - 01/22-05/09 Chesley, Noelle TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005 47812 - 01/22-05/09 Costello, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 006 47813 - 01/22-05/09 Gauchat, Gordon TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 007 47814 - 01/22-05/09 Jordan, Jennifer TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008 47815 - 01/22-05/09 O'Brien, Timothy TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 009 47816 - 01/22-05/09 Redding, Kent TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010 47817 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, Aki TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 011 47818 - 01/22-05/09 Roberts, John TBA  
Audit never allowed.

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