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Sociology
Chair: Prof. Jennifer Jordan 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
19572 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Redding, Kent LAP N103  
SS   3 LEC 002
20460 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 O'Brien, Timothy BOL 150  
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 203
19573 - 09/03-12/12 Redding, Kent 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.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001
20185 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Costello, Cary BOL B46  
This course was renamed. If you took SOCIOL 102, Introduction to Social Problems, this course will count as a repeat.

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
21887 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Schmidt, Kristen PHY 151  

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
22678 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Beaumier, Theresa BOL B87  
SS   3 LEC 002
25859 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Ferrell, DaJuan BOL B40  

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
17622 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

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
22657 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Lashua, Derrick BOL B95  

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
23734 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Jackson, Kenneth BOL B87  

SOCIOL-250: Sex and Gender (3 units; U ; SS)

The study of sexual inequality; changing work and family roles in industrialized societies; the social construction of gender; sociological understandings of sexual diversity.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001
25936 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Dorshorst, Emily LUB N130  

SOCIOL-260: Blood, Sex, Money, Power: Families and Intimate Relationships (3 units; U ; SS)

The social forces that shape inequality within, and the formation and maintenance of, marriage and other intimate relationships across diverse groups.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
23222 - 09/03-12/12 Chesley, Noelle ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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, Lec 402 and Lab 801 or 802, or Lec 403 and Lab 903

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20897 - 09/03-12/12 Bryan, Alexander ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Enroll in LEC 201 only.
QLB   3 LEC 402
23083 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL B79  
Enroll in LEC 402 and Lab 801 or 802.
QLB   3 LEC 404
27839 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/03-11/09 Calkins, Thomas LUB S231  
QLB     LAB 801
23084 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL 293  
QLB           W   Smith, Hannah    
QLB     LAB 802
23085 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki MIT 353  
QLB           W   Smith, Hannah    
QLB     LAB 904
27840 - 09/03-11/09 Calkins, Thomas ONLINE WEB  
Note: LAB 904 will be conducted completely on-line. Computer/internet access req'd; Regular UWM tuition assessed. Concurrent enrollment req'd in face-to-face LEC 404.

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
18356 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

SOCIOL-323: Perspectives on Latino Communities (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Sociological analysis of the experiences of Latinos. Examination of immigration and mode of incorporation from theoretical perspectives. Emphasis on Chicanos, Cubans, and Puerto Ricans.

Notes:
Latino 323 & Sociol 323 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
27169 - 09/03-12/12 Velez, William ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
21889 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Paniagua Guzman, Antonio BOL B56  

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
23735 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Hessler, Navada LUB N110  

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
    3 LEC 001
20927 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Chesley, Noelle HLT 180  

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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20928 - 09/03-12/12 Ferrell, DaJuan ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
17633 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002
17634 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOCIOL-461: Social Data Analysis Using Regression (3 units; U/G )

Advanced practical training in multivariate regression using real, large datasets (surveys, census data, etc.); how multiple independent variables influence a dependent variable. No cr for students w/cr in Sociol 499 with similar topic.

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

Advanced practical training in multivariate regression using real, large datasets (surveys, census data, etc.); how multiple independent variables influence a dependent variable. No cr for students w/cr in Sociol 499 with similar topic.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401
21396 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL B84  
    3 LEC 401
Graduate
24577 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL B84  
      LAB 801
21397 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL 293  
      LAB 801
Graduate
24619 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL 293  

SOCIOL-461G: Social Data Analysis Using Regression (3 units; U/G )

Advanced practical training in multivariate regression using real, large datasets (surveys, census data, etc.); how multiple independent variables influence a dependent variable. No cr for students w/cr in Sociol 499 with similar topic.

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

Advanced practical training in multivariate regression using real, large datasets (surveys, census data, etc.); how multiple independent variables influence a dependent variable. No cr for students w/cr in Sociol 499 with similar topic.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401
21396 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL B84  
    3 LEC 401
Graduate
24577 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL B84  
      LAB 801
21397 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL 293  
      LAB 801
Graduate
24619 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki BOL 293  

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
18357 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

SOCIOL-701: Professional Seminar (1 units; G )

Fundamentals of academic and sociological reading, writing, and thinking. Orientation to graduate study, the sociological profession, and the tools of sociological research.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 SEM 001
25931 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Britton, Marcus BOL 757  
Audit never allowed.

SOCIOL-715: Systematic Sociological Theory (3 units; G )

A general examination of sociological theories, their construction, problems of conceptualization, and methodological requirements.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20051 4:30 PM-7:10 PM W 09/03-12/12 Jordan, Jennifer BOL 714B  

SOCIOL-750: Research Methods in Sociology (3 units; G )

Application of scientific methods to the analysis of social phenomena, methodological orientations in sociology, types of research procedure, and nature of sociological variables.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 002
27452 3:30 PM-6:10 PM M 09/09-12/12 O'Brien, Timothy BOL 757  

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
17644 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002
17645 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003
17646 - 09/03-12/12 Campos-Castillo, Celeste ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004
17647 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005
17648 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

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
17655 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002
17656 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003
17657 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004
17658 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005
17659 - 09/03-12/12 Velez, William ROOM 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
17666 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 002
17667 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

SOCIOL-911: The Sociology of Institutions (3 units; G )

Social institutions as a foundational sociological concept. Theory and research on institutional emergence, persistence, and change.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 002
27453 4:30 PM-7:10 PM T 09/03-12/12 Campos-Castillo, Celeste BOL 757  
Audit never allowed.

SOCIOL-928: Seminar in Social Organization: (3 units; G )

Study of conceptual approaches used in analyzing social organization: social stratification, complex organization, urbanization, small groups in mass society. Specific topics and any additional prerequisites announced in schedule of classes each time course is offered.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Sociology of Sex and Gender
    3 SEM 001
22440 2:30 PM-5:10 PM R 09/03-12/12 Costello, Cary BOL 757  

SOCIOL-982: Advanced Quantitative Analysis (3 units; G )

Evaluation of different methods of generating data and their applications to the analysis of public policies and programs.

Notes:
Sociol 982 & Urb Std 982 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st; min. score of 85 on dept diagnostic exam.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401
23572 4:30 PM-6:20 PM W 09/03-12/12 Britton, Marcus BOL 293  
Consent required to audit.
      LAB 801
23573 6:30 PM-7:20 PM W 09/03-12/12 Britton, Marcus BOL 293  
Consent required to audit.

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
17677 - 09/03-12/12 Aneesh, Aneesh ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002
17678 - 09/03-12/12 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003
17679 - 09/03-12/12 Campos-Castillo, Celeste ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004
17680 - 09/03-12/12 Chesley, Noelle ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005
17681 - 09/03-12/12 Costello, Cary ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 006
17682 - 09/03-12/12 Gauchat, Gordon ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 007
17683 - 09/03-12/12 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008
17684 - 09/03-12/12 O'Brien, Timothy ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 009
17687 - 09/03-12/12 Redding, Kent ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010
17685 - 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 011
17686 - 09/03-12/12 Roberts, John ROOM 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
17688 - 09/03-12/12 Aneesh, Aneesh ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002
17689 - 09/03-12/12 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003
17690 - 09/03-12/12 Campos-Castillo, Celeste ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004
17691 - 09/03-12/12 Chesley, Noelle ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005
17692 - 09/03-12/12 Costello, Cary ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 006
17693 - 09/03-12/12 Gauchat, Gordon ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 007
17694 - 09/03-12/12 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008
17695 - 09/03-12/12 O'Brien, Timothy ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 009
17698 - 09/03-12/12 Redding, Kent ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010
17696 - 09/03-12/12 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 011
17697 - 09/03-12/12 Roberts, John ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

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