Sociology Courses- Summer 2012

The University of New Mexico Catalog lists all the classes on offer at the University of New Mexico. The following is a list of courses that will be on offer from the UNM Main Campus Sociology department.

 

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Summer 2012-Undergraduate Courses

101.001 Introduction to Sociology Pleic, M
CRN: 12275 MTWRF 2:00-3:00 DSH-234
Syllabus Basic concepts, topics and theories of contemporary sociology. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 1113)  
     
1H: 101.002 Introduction to Sociology Huaco, G
CRN: 12276 MTWRF 11:40-1:40 SSCO-1111
Syllabus Basic concepts, topics and theories of contemporary sociology. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 1113)  
     
101.003 Introduction to Sociology Torrez, D
CRN: 20082 ONLINE ONLINE
Syllabus Basic concepts, topics and theories of contemporary sociology. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 1113)  
     
2H: 205.001 Crime, Public Policy & Criminal Justice Nowacki, J
CRN: 12277 MTWRF 8:10-10:10 DSH-223
Syllabus

The study of crime, the criminal justice system and crime related public policy. Discussion of key criminological concepts, measurement of crime and delinquency, its distribution in society, victimization, public opinion, the criminal justice system, crime control strategies and policies.

Prerequisite: 101

 
     
2H: 211.001 Social Problems Waddell, B
CRN: 20561 ONLINE ONLINE
Syllabus

Description and analysis of major social problems facing American society. Foci may include: poverty, homelessness, alcohol and drug problems, race and ethnic relations, aging and mental illness.

Prerequisite: 101

 
     
1H: 213.001 Deviance Lauts, B
CRN: 21453 MTWRF 12:50-2:50 DSH-334
Syllabus

Survey of major forms of norm-violating behavior in American society, such as drug and alcohol abuse, mental illness, criminal behavior and sexual deviance. Discussion of sociological explnations of the causes of, and attempts to address, these behaviors.

Prerequisite: 101

 
     
1H 280.001 Introduction to Research Methods Olson, C
CRN: 20081 ONLINE ONLINE
Syllabus

A survey of the major methods of social research: foundations of social research, research design, sampling and measurement, quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis.

Prerequisite: 101

 
     
3Q 312.001 Causes of Crime & Delinquency Socia, K
CRN: 12544 MW 1:00-4:20 ASM-1017
Syllabus

A survey of criminological theories exploring why some people are more likely to engage in crime than others and why crime rates vary over time and space and across social groups. Attendant policy issues will also be discussed.

Prerequisite: 205 or 211 or 213

 
     
312.003 Causes of Crime & Delinquency Socia, K
CRN: 21848 ONLINE ONLINE
Syllabus

A survey of criminological theories exploring why some people are more likely to engage in crime than others and why crime rates vary over time and space and across social groups. Attendant policy issues will also be discussed.

Prerequisite: 205 or 211 or 213

 
     
2H 313.001 Social Control Ulibarri, B
CRN: 12545 MTWRF 10:30-12:30 SSCO-1111
Syllabus

The study of informal and formal social control strategies for guiding and monitoring individual behavior and social interaction. Discussion of key social control agents and institutions, including the family, schools, peers, media, religoin and the criminal justice system.

Prerequisite: 205 or 211 or 213

 
     
2H 371.002 Classical Sociological Theory Windsong, E
CRN: 20731 MTWRF 2:00-4:00 DSH-223
Syllabus

The study of 19th century sociological theory, with particular emphasis on Marx, Durkheim and Weber.

Prerequisite: 101

 
     
2H 371.003 Classical Sociological Theory Olson, C
CRN: 21837 MTWRF 10:30-12:30 WOOD-149
Syllabus

The study of 19th century sociological theory, with particular emphasis on Marx, Durkheim and Weber.

Prerequisite: 101

 
     
1H 381.001 Sociological Data Analysis Roberts, J
CRN: 17702 MTWRF 2:00-4:00 DSH-224
Syllabus

An introduction to the basic statistics (both descriptive and inferential) employed in the analysis of quantitative sociological data.

Prerequisite: 280

 
     
381.005 Sociological Data Analysis Brown, S
CRN: 20435 ONLINE ONLINE
Syllabus

An introduction to the basic statistics (both descriptive and inferential) employed in the analysis of quantitative sociological data.

Prerequisite: 280

 
     
1H 398.001 ST: Race, Class & Feminism Mazumdar, R
CRN: 17837 MTWRF 10:20-12:20 HUM-428
Syllabus Special Topics in Sociology.  
     
398.002 ST: Communal Concerns Housing & Phtvl Yu, K
CRN: 20657 Arranged Arranged
Syllabus Special Topics in Sociology  
     
1H 398.005 ST: Chicano Youth and Families Staff
CRN: 21599 MTWR 9:00-11:30 ORTG-217
Syllabus Special Topics in Sociology  
     
2H 398.012 T: Blck Women and the Law Hardeman, M
CRN: 21769 Arranged Arranged
Syllabus Special Topics in Sociology  
     
416.001 Sociology of Law Padilla, A
CRN: 21273 ONLINE ONLINE
Syllabus

Social science perspectives of the law, legal instituions and the impact of law on behavior. Topics include theories of law and legality; comparative legal systems; lwyers, jadges and juries; and the use of social science in the courts.

Prerequisite: 312 and 313

 
     
471.002 Contemporary Sociological Theory Adele, N
CRN: 21490 ONLINE ONLINE
Syllabus

Comparative analysis of major contributions to sociolgical theory in the 20th century: Fucntionalism, Phenomenology, French Structralism, Analyitical Marxism.

Prerequisite: 101

 

 

No graduate courses will be offered this summer.