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.
|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|
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
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.
This course includes Assignments. Instructions and specific grading rubrics are found under the Assignments tab in our classroom.
|Book Title:||Power, Politics, and Society-E-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Publication Info:||Taylor & Francis|
|Book Title:||Handbook of Political Sociology-E-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Author:||Janoski, Thomas (Ed.)|
|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.*|
Not current for future courses.