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Winter 2004




SOCY 335  Sociology of Violence                                   3 credits
This course examines various examples of collective domestic conflict and evaluates the sociological theories that explain why such conflict occurs. Topics include ethnic conflict, colonial insurrections, terrorism, coup d'tat and revolution. Note: This course will not be offered in the spring. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211 or consent of instructor. For more information contact hewitt@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F
[0132] 9101 MTuWTh.....1:00pm- 4:10pm (SS  109)       HEWITT, C


SOCY 358  Contemporary Problems of Aging in Society               3 credits
Deals with issues in the field of aging, emphasizing those which are on the frontier of social concern and public debate, but are not generally covered in detail in survey courses. These include prospects and implications of an expanded life expectancy, ageism and poverty, victimization and abuse of the aged, institutions and centers for the aged, politics and conservatism, aging and sexuality, death and dying and others. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211. For more information contact trela@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0133] 9101 MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (SS  108)       TRELA, J


SOCY 397A Selected Topics in Sociology Environmental              3 credits
          Social Issues in Maryland                         
A survey of various social and environmental concerns facing Maryland residents throughout the State: West Nile Virus, Pollution Prevention, Harmful Algae Blooms, Residential Radium, Bioterrorism, Rabies, Hazardous Waste, Fish Health Issues, etc. The course is organized around lectures, group projects and class discussion. Note: Also listed as HAPP 398A. For more information contact servatiu@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0134] 9101 MTuWF......1:00pm- 4:10pm (SS  409)       SERVATIUS, N


SOCY 397B Selected Topics in Sociology Seminar on                 2 credits
          AIDS for Health and Social Services               
          Providers and Administrators                      

          Grade    Method:   REG/P-F   THIS   IS   A
          CROSS-LISTED  COURSE.  SEE  HAPP  391W FOR
          COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[0135] 9101 F..........9:00am- 4:00pm (SS  108)       POWELL, A


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