Course Credits
SOCI 101 SOCI 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Students are invited into using the discipline of sociology as way of a mode of inquiry. Through concepts like the sociological imagination, students experience the social world around them by interacting with the norms, values and beliefs of local and global cultures.

Prerequisite(s): None. (3-0 or 3-0)

SOCI 207 SOCI 207 - Data Analysis

The logic and the application of data analysis techniques suitable for the behavioural sciences. Descriptive statistics and inferential statistics including measures of central tendency, variability, probability and sampling theory, correlation, regression, and non-parametric statistics.Cross-listed: PSYC 207.Prerequisite(s): SOCI 101. (3-0; 0-0)

SOCI 221 SOCI 221 - Sociology of Family

This course is a sociological examination of families in society. The emphasis is on the structural and cultural aspects of family life. Topics include: theories and methods for understanding families; formation of intimate relationships; mate selection processes, marriage, and parenting; families over the life course; gender issues; and transitions in families.

SOCI 252 SOCI 252 - Contemporary Social Issues

An examination of the complex nature of issues confronting individuals, groups, and society at large. An examination of the various situations which produce these issues, the social symptoms that result, and an evaluation of possible solutions to social problems.Prerequisite(s): SOCI 101. (0-0; 3-0)

SOCI 335 SOCI 335 - Classical Theory

This course explores the ideas of social theorists central to the development of sociology, the role of social theory in the social sciences, and its application to social research.NB: Not offered every year. See Department chair.Prerequisite(s): 6 sem. hrs. of Sociology including SOCI 101. (3-0 or 3-0)

SOCI 360 SOCI 360 - Research Methods in Social Sciences

An introduction to the concepts and processes of both qualitative and quantitative social research. Research processes include problem definition, data collection, and analysis. Students are expected to develop research skills through practical application.NB: Not offered every year. See Department chair.Prerequisite(s): SOCI 101; 207; and third year standing. (3-0 or 3-0)

SOCI 450 SOCI 450 - Seminar in Sociology

Students analyze and reflect upon major issues in sociology. This integrative seminar addresses a variety of methodological, theoretical, and practical questions.Prerequisite(s): 12 sem. hrs. of Sociology including SOCI 101 or instructor's consent. (3-0 or 3-0)