Sociology 495

SOCY 495

Catalog Entry

SOCY 495. Topical Seminar in Sociology
Three hours seminar (3).

Prerequisites: SOCY 110 or SOCY/ANTH 121 or permission of instructor

The seminar offers reading and/or research orientation in a specialized area selected by departmental staff. It may be taken for a total of six hours credit when topics differ.


Detailed Description of Content of Course

Content for the course will be determined by the instructor in consultation with the Department Curriculum Committee.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

Heavy emphasis will be placed upon student discussion of pertinent materials. Occasional lectures may also be utilized.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

Students will examine a subdiscipline of sociology they may not otherwise experience.


Assessment Measures

Students may be evaluated on the basis of their performance in class discussions, on essay examinations, and on papers and projects.


Other Course Information

Since the instructor for this course changes each time the course is taught, the requirements for students to receive graduate credit for the course will be determined by each instructor, and included in his or her syllabus.


Review and Approval

January, 2004 Reviewed Peggy A. Shifflett

March, 2009