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Winter 2009


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



SOCY 101  Basic Concepts in Sociology                             3 credits
HYBRID COURSE - An introduction to the concepts used in all advanced sociology courses: basic elements of social structure, including primary groups and organizations, culture and society, socialization, social stratification and social change. For more information contact gseckin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS.
[7502] 9151 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             SECKIN, G
            MTuTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 208)


SOCY 351  Medical Sociology                                       3 credits
Introduction to the field of health and illness behavior and health care institutions, including the socio-cultural context of health orientations. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211 or consent of instructor. For more information contact hosler1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0086] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             HOSLER, C
            MTuThF.....1:00pm- 4:10pm (PUP 203)


SOCY 353  Marriage and the Family                                 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 meryl.cozart@gmail.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP/GFR:Meets SS.
[0087] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             COZART, M
            MTuWTh.....9:00am-12:10pm (PUP 208)


SOCY 354  Social Bases of Public and Community                    3 credits
          Health                                            
ONLINE COURSE - Introduction to concepts and principles of public health and community medicine. Prerequisite: SOCY 101 or ANTH 211. Also listed as HAPP 354. For more information contact akalfogl@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0088] 9131 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             KALFOGLOU, A
            TBA                       (WEB ...)


SOCY 397A Selected Topics in Sociology International              3 credits
          Health: Sociological Perspective                  
HYBRID COURSE - 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. Note: This course will meet in person twice over the session: Monday, January 5 and Thursday January 22. Prerequisite: SOCY 101, or ANTH 211 or consent of instructor. For more information contact servatiu@umbc.edu.
          Grade   Method:  REG/P-F/AUD  THIS  COURSE
          MEETS  IN  PERSON TWICE  OVER THE SESSION:
          JANUARY 5TH AND 22ND.
[0089] 9151 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             SERVATIUS, N
            MTh........9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV015)


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 390A. Prerequisite: SOCY 101, or ANTH 211 or consent of instructor. For more information contact mterra705@yahoo.com.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
[0090] 9101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             TERRANOVA, M
            MTuWTh.....6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 206)


SOCY 701  Directed Independent Study                            1-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade     Method:    REG/AUD    Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7538] 0101 Meets 01/05/2009 - 01/23/2009             STUART, M
            Time and room to be arranged


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