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Winter 2007




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.
[0095] 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 GWST 353. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211. For more information contact jlloyd2@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0096] 9101 WThF.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (MP  012)       LLOYD, J


SOCY 397A Selected Topics in Sociology International              3 credits
          Health: Sociological Perspective                  
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
[0097] 9101 MTuW.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 208)       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 GWST 390C. For more information contact michelle@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0098] 9101 TuWTh......6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 231)       TERRANOVA, M


SOCY 406  Social Inequality and Social Policy                     3 credits
This course examines poverty and inequality in modern society. The focus is on describing the extent of poverty and inequality, examining theories that attempt to explain these phenomena and discussing the policies that have been employed to mitigate them. In addition to class inequality, the course will consider racial and sexual inequality. Prerequisites: Nine credits in sociology and junior standing or consent of instructor. Note: Also listed as SOCY 606. For more information contact adler@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0099] 9101 TuWTh......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 208)       ADLER, M


SOCY 606  Social Inequality and Social Policy                     3 credits
This course examines poverty and inequality in modern society. The focus is on describing the extent of poverty and inequality, examining theories that attempt to explain these phenomena and discussing the policies that have been employed to mitigate them. In addition to class inequality, the course will consider racial and sexual inequality. Prerequisites: Nine credits in sociology and junior standing or consent of instructor. Note: Also listed as SOCY 406. For more information contact adler@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/AUD
[0100] 9101 TuWTh......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 208)       ADLER, M


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