Sociology (SOCY)

SOCY 101  - Introductory Sociology  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to sociological facts and principles: an analysis of group-making processes and products.

Carolina Core: GSS

SOCY 305  - Sociology of Families  (3 Credits)  

Sociological perspectives related to various aspects of family behaviors, roles, and values.

Prerequisites: SOCY 101.

Cross-listed course: WGST 305

SOCY 307  - Sociology of Religion  (3 Credits)  

Sociological perspectives related to selected aspects of religious behavior. Includes references to non-Western religions.

Cross-listed course: RELG 338

Carolina Core: GSS

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Diversity and Social Advocacy

SOCY 308  - Community Organization  (3 Credits)  

An analysis of formal and informal organization, the interrelationships among public and private agencies, and means through which community action programs are initiated, coordinated, and maintained.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Community Service, GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences

SOCY 353  - Sociology of Crime  (3 Credits)  

Social factors in the development, identification, and treatment of criminals.

Prerequisites: SOCY 101.

Cross-listed course: CRJU 341

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Diversity and Social Advocacy

SOCY 399  - Independent Study  (3-6 Credits)  

Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research