Sociology & Corrections Online Summer Courses

AOS 301 - Intro Applied Organizational Studies

CORR 106 - Intro to the Criminal Justice System

Goal Area 5 and 9 Diverse Culture Purple
Examines the making of criminal law, the evolution of policing, the adjudication of persons accused of criminal law violations, and the punishment of adult offenders.

CORR 255 - Juvenile Deliquency

Goal Areas 5 and 9
A critical consideration of definitions of juvenile delinquency, emphasis on micro and macro level of struggle in which delinquent behavior takes place, critique of current theories on delinquency, and the juvenile justice response to delinquency

CORR 441/541 - Social Deviance

Uper Division/Graduate Level Course
Sociological perspective on social deviance; overview of theoretical approaches; emphasis on symbolic interactionism; issues of social control; research examples and policy implications.

CORR 442/542 - Criminology

Upper Division/Graduate Level Course
A critical consideration of myths concerning crime, perspectives on crime and their assumptions, current criminology theory, and construction of alternative explanations related to crime.
Prerequisites: SOC 101

CORR 472 - Drugs and Society

Upper Division Course
A sociological perspective to examine the history of drug use and abuse in the United States. Multicultural issues in drug abuse, international drug distribution networks, prevention efforts, and legal issues will be discussed.
Prerequisites: none

CORR 485/585 - Topics Community Reentry

Upper Division/Graduate Level Course
Topics vary as announced in class schedule. May be retaken for credit if topic varies.
Prerequisites: SOC 101

 

SOC 101 - Intro to Sociology

Goal areas 5 and 8 /Diverse Cultures Purple
Overview of the nature and characteristics of human societies; the structure and processes of social life; impact of social forces on individuals and groups; interdependence of society and the individual; emphasis on cultural diversity and globalism.

SOC 150 - Social Problems

Goal areas 5 and 7 / Diverse Cultures Purple
A critical description and analysis of selected social problems, with an emphasis on the sociological perspective, critical thinking, roots of group inequality, and exploration of solutions and alternatives to existing social problems.

SOC 202 - Intro to Social Statistics

Goal area 4
Basic descriptive and inferential statistics used in the analysis of sociological data.

SOC 209 - Human Sexuality

Goal areas 5 and 7 / Diverse Cultures Purple
Explores the social construction of sex and sexuality, including the organization of human bodies and activities into particular categories such as female and male or homosexual and heterosexual. How this is done in specific institutional settings like the law, media, and science is a primary focus. The effects of such practices and their associated meanings, as well as resistance to them, are also investigated.

SOC 255 - Juvenile Delinquency

Goal Areas 5 and 9
A critical consideration of definitions of juvenile delinquency, emphasis on micro and macro level of struggle in which delinquent behavior takes place, critique of current theories on delinquency, and the juvenile justice response to delinquency.

SOC 307 - Soc and Gender Contemporary Society

Description and analysis of sex/gender systems, interpersonal power, language and communication, the role of gender in social institutions such as the family, work, and politics, and the role of social movements in creating change in gender relations.

SOC 351 - Social Psychology

The study of symbolic interaction as the basis of the mind, the self, and society.

SOC 404/504 - Sociology of Aging

Diverse Cultures Purple/ Upper Division Course
Social and social-psychological focus in later life. Problems and prospects of growing old in the United States.
Prerequisites: SOC 101

SOC 425/525 - Social Movements

Upper division course
Survey of major sociological perspectives on social movements, including theoretical approaches and empirical research on the causes, processes, and outcomes of social movements.

SOC 442/542 - Criminology

Upper division course
A critical consideration of myths concerning crime, perspectives on crime and their assumptions, current criminology theory, and construction of alternative explanations related to crime.

SOC 446/545 - Race Culture and Ethnicity

Diverse Cultures Purple/ Upper Division Course
Study of minority racial and cultural groups in U.S. society. An examination of how the lives of the members of these groups are affected by racism, prejudice, and discrimination.
Prerequisites: SOC 101