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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 Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 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.

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.

NameGrade %
Discussions 45.00 %
Week 1: Comte and Spencer 9.00 %
Week 2: Fetishism of Commodities 9.00 %
Week 4: Ideal-Types of Legitimate Domination 9.00 %
Week 6: Standpoint Theory 9.00 %
Week 8: Mind Self & Society 9.00 %
Essays 55.00 %
Assignment 1: Presentation - Marxist Class Analysis: Flint Michigan Water Crisis 18.33 %
Assignment 2: Social Solidarity and the Division of Labor: Durkheim 18.33 %
Assignment 3: Compare Contrast Simmel's Stranger with DuBois' Double Consciousness 18.33 %

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.

Book Title:Classical Sociological Theory - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
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
ISBN:9781138015807
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Longhofer
Unit Cost:$74.63
 
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
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.