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Course Details

Course Details

Course Code: SOCI311 Course ID: 3697 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Political Sociology examines the broad social bases of politics and identifies how politics and actions by government can influence the fate of nations and their citizens. These influences include, but are not limited to, power and authority, economic policy, equality, forms of political rule, access to the political process, and the roles of political parties.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/30/20 - 04/30/21 05/03/21 - 06/27/21 Spring 2021 Session I 8 Week session
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO1: Explain selected theories of political sociology

CO2: Differentiate among the different components of civil society

CO3: Explain the sources of power and effects of organized interests

CO4: Describe processes of political action

CO5: Describe the ways, in which state manifests itself

CO6: Interpret state policies

CO7: Demonstrate how gender and race matter in politics and society

CO8: Compare different conceptions of globalization

Forums:

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.
Book Title: Handbook of Political Sociology-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author: Janoski, Thomas (Ed.)
Publication Info:
ISBN: 9780521526203
Book Title: Power, Politics, and Society-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author: Dobratz, et.al.
Publication Info: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780205486298
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.*
Author:
Publication Info:
ISBN: ERESERVE NOTE

Book Title:Power, Politics, and Society-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780205486298
Publication Info:Taylor & Francis
Author:Dobratz, et.al.
Unit Cost:$87.46
Book Title:Handbook of Political Sociology-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780521526203
Author:Janoski, Thomas (Ed.)
Unit Cost:$59.11
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.