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Course Code: SOCI213 Course ID: 4381 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course surveys sociological theories and research on the relationship between the individual and society. It is a sociological approach to social psychology, emphasizing symbolic interactionism and social constructionism. Students will learn how individuals participate in the construction of society through interaction and the impact of cultures and social structure on our everyday lives including individual behavior in group processes. Core topics covered will include the Social Construction of Reality, Ethnography and other key methods in Symbolic Interactionism; the Self in Context; the Sociology of Emotions; Interaction and inequality.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2021 - 10/01/2021 10/04/2021 - 11/28/2021 October Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to:

CO1: Differentiate between micro and macro levels of analysis
CO2: Describe how individuals contribute to the construction and maintenance of society
CO3: Explain the ‘self’ as a key concept in interaction and socialization
CO4: Identify social psychological sources of and consequences of structural inequality
CO5: Compare and contrast key social psychological theories including Symbolic Interactionism, Exchange Theory, and Micro-structural Sociology as tools for analysis in varied areas of social life
CO6: Analyze interpersonal interaction from a variety of social psychological frameworks including dramaturgy, ethnomethodology and exchange approach
CO7: Critically evaluate sociological research and theories on how larger structural conditions impact the individual, emphasizing issues of race, class, and gender.
CO8: Apply concepts and theories to analysis of field observations, interviews, and archives

Discussions:

Participation in classroom dialogue on threaded Discussions is required some weeks of class. Initial Discussion posts are due Thursdays, peer responses are due Sundays. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Discussions tab in our classroom.

Assignments
This course includes Assignments. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Assignments tab in our classroom.

Extra Credit:
Extra credit is not offered in this course.

At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to:

CO1: Differentiate between micro and macro levels of analysis
CO2: Describe how individuals contribute to the construction and maintenance of society
CO3: Explain the ‘self’ as a key concept in interaction and socialization
CO4: Identify social psychological sources of and consequences of structural inequality
CO5: Compare and contrast key social psychological theories including Symbolic Interactionism, Exchange Theory, and Micro-structural Sociology as tools for analysis in varied areas of social life
CO6: Analyze interpersonal interaction from a variety of social psychological frameworks including dramaturgy, ethnomethodology and exchange approach
CO7: Critically evaluate sociological research and theories on how larger structural conditions impact the individual, emphasizing issues of race, class, and gender.
CO8: Apply concepts and theories to analysis of field observations, interviews, and archives

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 
Book Title:Social Psychology, 8th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780813349503
Publication Info:Westview Press Lib
Author:DeLamater
Unit Cost:$88.42
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.