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SOCI303 - Classical Sociological Theory

Course Details

Course Code: SOCI303 Course ID: 3695 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the transition from social philosophy to sociology with special emphasis on the European theorists in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

CO1: Examine the history of sociology.

CO2: Examine major sociological theories such as the conflict theory, feminism, functionalism and symbolic interactionism.

CO3: Demonstrate understanding of classical social theories.

CO4: Describe theoretical perspectives of classical social theorists.

CO5: Examine classical sociologist's theories and their work.

C6: Analyze contemporary society and social issues through the application of sociological perspectives.

Forums:

Participation in classroom dialogue on threaded Forums is required. Forums are scheduled weekly and found in the Forums tab in the classroom. Initial Forum posts are due Thursdays, peer responses are due Sundays. Specific instructions and the grading rubric are located on each Forum.

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.

NameGrade %
Forums 45.00 %
Introduction 2.65 %
Forum 1 5.29 %
Forum 2 5.29 %
Forum 3 5.29 %
Forum 4 5.29 %
Forum 5 5.29 %
Forum 6 5.29 %
Forum 7 5.29 %
Forum 8 5.29 %
Essays 55.00 %
Assignment 1: Presentation - Marxist Class Analysis: Flint Michigan Water Crisis ( Due Week 3) 18.33 %
Assignment 2: Social Solidarity and the Division of Labor: Durkheim (Due end of WK 5) 18.33 %
Assignment 3: Compare/Contrast Simmel's Stranger with DuBois' Double Consciousness (Due end of WK 7) 18.33 %
Book Title: Classical Sociological Theory - e-book available in the APUS Online Library and in the classroom in the Lessons section
Author: Adams, Bert
Publication Info: Sage Lib
ISBN: 9780761987802
Book Title: Social Theory Re-Wired: New Connections to Classical and Contemporary Perspectives, 2nd ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library and in the classroom in the Lessons section
Author: Longhofer
Publication Info: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138015807

Book Title:Classical Sociological Theory - e-book available in the APUS Online Library and in the classroom in the Lessons section
ISBN:9780761987802
Publication Info:Sage Lib
Author:Adams, Bert
Unit Cost:$62.09
Book Title:Social Theory Re-Wired: New Connections to Classical and Contemporary Perspectives, 2nd ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library and in the classroom in the Lessons section
ISBN:9781138015807
Publication Info:Routledge
Author:Longhofer
Unit Cost:$74.63

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.