SOCIĀ 1301. INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

The scientific study of human society, including ways in which groups, social institutions, and individuals affect each other. Causes of social stability and social change are explored through the application of various theoretical perspectives, key concepts, and related research methods of sociology. Analysis of social issues in their institutional context may include topics such as social stratification, gender, race/ ethnicity, and deviance. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course.

SOCIĀ 2336. CRIMINOLOGY
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. AGCM.

The course surveys various theories of crime with an emphasis on understanding the social causes of criminal behavior. The techniques for measuring crime as a social phenomenon and the characteristics of criminals are examined. This course addresses crime types (such as consensual or white-collar crimes), the criminal justice system, and other social responses to crime. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or equivalent developmental course.