Faculty members in the Department of Sociology offer courses from the disciplines of anthropology, criminal justice, geography, and sociology. Courses regularly offered within the Department of Sociology include:

Anthropology Courses:

  • Primates, People & History
  • Understanding Other Cultures
  • Culture, Health, and Healing 
  • Food, People, and the Planet 
  • Sex, Evolution, and Society 
  • Anthropology of Magic and Religion
  • Independent Study
  • Special Topics in Anthropology

Criminal Justice Courses:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law

Geography Courses:

  • World Regional Geography (Western) 
  • World Regional Geography (Non-Western) 
  • Introduction to Geography
  • Geography of the United States and Canada
  • Geography of East Asia
  • Independent Study

Sociology Courses:

  • Introductory Sociology
  • Introduction to Social Problems 
  • Sociological Inquiry and Measurement
  • Sociology of Gender Roles
  • Sociology of the Family
  • Sociology of Death and Dying 
  • Sociology of Delinquent Youth Behavior
  • Sociology of Crime
  • Crime:  Myths and Misconceptions
  • Minority Group Relations
  • Sociology of Law
  • Sociology of Corrections
  • Police in Society
  • Sociology of Medicine and Health
  • Social Stratification
  • Drugs and Society 
  • Social Demography
  • Individual and Society
  • Youth and Society 
  • Sex and Society 
  • Sociology of Aging 
  • Family Violence 
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Sociological Research Design and Analysis 
  • Global Social Issues
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Race, Class, Gender, Crime, and Justice 
  • Family Diversity
  • Girls' Delinquency 
  • Criminology Theory
  • Independent Study
  • Internship

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