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Winter 2006




SOCY 201  Social Problems in American Society (SS)                3 credits
A survey of American social problems designed for the general student. Topics typically include race and ethnic conflict, crime and delinquency, population and inequality. Note: This course does not count as a prerequisite for any other sociology or anthropology course. For more information contact jmaclenn@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0067] 9101 MTuW.......9:00am-12:10pm (PHYS201)       MACLENNAN, J


SOCY 353  Marriage and the Family (SS)                            3 credits
Marriage and family as social institutions. Primary relationships in marriage, their development in courtship, formalization in marriage and extension to children. The course draws on materials from related disciplines, as well as from sociology. Special emphasis on marriage and change in sex roles in modern societies. Note: Also listed as WMST 353. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211. For more information contact zeynep@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets  SS.  GDR:Meets  S.   PLEASE
          NOTE:   class   will   meet  in  LH  6  on
          Wednesday, January 18th.
[7545] 9101 TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 105)       Tufekcioglu, Z


SOCY 397A Selected Topics in Sociology International              3 credits
          Health: Sociological Perspectives                 
This is a medical sociology course that explores the field of international health, particularly the serious health problems facing Third World populations. It provides an introductory survey of the basic issues and initiatives in contemporary international public health, as well as socioeconomic and cultural complexity of health problems in developing nations and the consequent difficulties of developing effective long-term solutions. For more information contact servatiu@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0068] 9101 MTuW.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 206)       SERVATIUS, N


SOCY 397B Selected Topics in Sociology Violence                   3 credits
          Against Women                                     
This course examines issues surrounding violence against women, including historical antecedents, societal views on women, and a critical analysis of genital mutilation, pornography, sexual assault/abuse, and domestic violence. Note: Also listed as WMST 390E. For more information contact michelle@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0069] 9101 TuWTh......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 206)       TERRANOVA, M


SOCY 399  Independent Study                                     1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


SOCY 499  Independent Study                                     1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


SOCY 701  Directed Independent Study                            1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/AUD    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


SOCY 7700 Master's Special Study                                   1 credit

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


SOCY 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


SOCY 801  Directed Independent Study                            1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/AUD    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


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