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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
48660 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Redding, Kent BOL 150  
SS   3 LEC 002
48661 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 O'Brien, Timothy MER 131  
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 203
49474 - 01/21-05/07 Redding, Kent ONLINE WEB  

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
48662 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Costello, Cary BOL B52  

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
50640 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Schmidt, Kristen BOL B87  

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
51373 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ferrell, DaJuan BOL B84  
SS   3 LEC 002
54049 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 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
46872 - 01/21-05/07   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
51160 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Lashua, Derrick BOL B87  

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
50356 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Jackson, Kenneth BOL B95  

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
54072 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Dorshorst, Emily LUB S231  

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
50641 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Costello, Cary BOL B84  

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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB (FEE) 3 LEC 201
51338 - 01/21-05/07 Bryan, Alexander ONLINE WEB  
QLB   3 LEC 402
49492 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Roberts, Aki BOL B56  
QLB     LAB 801
49493 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 01/21-05/07 Smith, Hannah MIT 353  
QLB     LAB 802
49494 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/21-05/07 Smith, Hannah 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
47555 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
50577 - 01/21-05/07 Paniagua Guzman, Antonio ONLINE WEB  

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
52319 - 01/21-05/07 Britton, Marcus ONLINE WEB  

SOCIOL-338: Small Groups (3 units; U )

Defining structure and functions of the group. Developing understanding of group processes. Recognizing and defining leadership, cliques and factions.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & Sociol 101(P) or 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54057 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Campos-Castillo, Celeste LUB N110  

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
49475 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Hessler, Navada LUB S230  

SOCIOL-342: Sociology of Law (3 units; U )

Examination of law as a social institution, the functions of law, evolution of legal systems, law and other social institutions, the legal profession.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & Sociol 101(P) or 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54058 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 O'Brien, Timothy BOL B92  

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
48666 - 01/21-05/07 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
48667 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Ferrell, DaJuan LUB N110  

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
49893 - 01/21-05/07 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
49896 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Harris, James BOL B92  

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
46883 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002
46884 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
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
47556 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401
49042 3:00 PM-4:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Roberts, Aki BOL B76  
      LAB 801
49043 4:30 PM-5:20 PM W 01/21-05/07 Craig, Katherine BOL 289  

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
46894 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002
46895 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003
46896 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004
46897 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005
46898 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
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
50643 3:00 PM-3:50 PM T 01/21-05/07 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
46905 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002
46906 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003
46907 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004
46908 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005
46909 - 01/21-05/07   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
46916 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 002
46917 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

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
Data and Society
    3 SEM 001
54061 1:00 PM-3:40 PM R 01/21-05/07 Chesley, Noelle BOL 757  
Place Stratification
    3 SEM 002
54062 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Britton, Marcus BOL 757  

SOCIOL-951: Seminar in Research Methodology (3 units; G )

Discussion of selected topics in research design, research methods, statistical analysis, and model construction.

Notes:
Retakable to 9 cr max with cons adviser. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001
55936 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 01/27-05/07 Roberts, John BOL 757  
Topic: Social Networks

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
46927 - 01/21-05/07 Aneesh, Aneesh ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002
46928 - 01/21-05/07 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003
46929 - 01/21-05/07 Campos-Castillo, Celeste ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004
46930 - 01/21-05/07 Chesley, Noelle ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005
46931 - 01/21-05/07 Costello, Cary ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 006
46932 - 01/21-05/07 Gauchat, Gordon ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 007
46933 - 01/21-05/07 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008
46934 - 01/21-05/07 O'Brien, Timothy ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 009
46935 - 01/21-05/07 Redding, Kent ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010
46936 - 01/21-05/07 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 011
46937 - 01/21-05/07 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
46939 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002
46940 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 003
46941 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 004
46942 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 005
46943 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 006
46944 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 007
46945 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 008
46946 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 009
46947 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 010
46948 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 011
46949 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

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