IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

Sept 5                                      Labor Day holiday, campus closed

Sept 12                                    Census date (last day to withdraw

without a W)

Nov 18                                    Last day to withdraw

November 24-25                     Thanksgiving Holiday, campus

closed

Dec 16                                    Final, 9:00am – 11 am

 

TENTATIVE CLASS SCHEDULE

*Subject to change – Any necessary changes will be announced in class.

† Additional, announced readings will be distributed beyond this schedule.

KEY: W – Course website

 

 

Week 1 (Aug 29)                     Chapter 1 – Sociology: Perspective, Theory, and Method;

Sociological Imagination

Week 2 (Sept 5)                      Chapter 1 – CONT

SEPT 7                                    Lab 1 – Sociological Imagination due

Week 3 (Sept 12)                    Chapter 2 – Culture

Week 4 (Sept 19)                    Chapter 3 – Socialization

Week 5 (Sept 26)                    Chapter 4 – Social Interaction in Everyday Life

Week 6 (Oct 3)                        Finish up

OCT 3                                     Lab 2 – Breaching Experiment due 

OCT 5                                     EXAM 1 (Chps 1 – 4); Begin Chapter 5

Week 7 (Oct 10)                      Chapter 5 - Groups and Organizations

Week 8 (Oct 17)                      Chapter 8 – Social Stratification

OCT 19                                   Lab 3 – “Super Size Me” due

Week 9 (Oct 24)                      Chapter 10 – Gender Stratification; “Can Men ‘Mother’?”

article, (B. Risman)

Week 10 (Oct 31)                    Chapter 10 (CONT); Chapter 11 – Race and Ethnicity

Week 11 (Nov 7)                     Chapter 11 (CONT)

NOV 7                                    Lab 4 - Grocery Store Observation due

Week 12 (Nov 14)                   Finish up

NOV 16                                  Lab 5 – Race and Ethnicity due

NOV 18                                  EXAM 2 (Chps 5 – 10)

Week 13 (Nov 21)                   Begin Social Institutions (lecture); Chapter 13 – Family, pgs. 334 – 351; Domestic Violence article (NIJ), W

Week 14 (Nov 28)                   Chapter 13 – Family (CONT)

NOV 30                                  Lab 6 - Domestic Violence/NIJ article lab due

Week 15 (Dec 5)                     Religion - Chapter 13, pgs. 351-367, Spirituality in Higher Education, W

Dec 16                                                FINAL, 9 am – 11am