Course List

Introduction to Sociology -

SOCI 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Meeta Mehrotra
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the field of sociolog y with an emphasis on the study of socia l groups and how they influence human be havior and society. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Introduction to Sociology -

SOCI 101 B

Instructor: Dr. Meeta Mehrotra
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the field of sociolog y with an emphasis on the study of socia l groups and how they influence human be havior and society. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Social Inequality -

SOCI 201 A

Instructor: Dr. Meeta Mehrotra
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO

Catalog Description:

This course will introduce students to the basic concepts, theoretical frameworks, and research methods employed in a sociological approach to the study of social inequality. We will explore the many facets and forms of social inequality as well as think about how social inequalities are perpetuated by political, economic, cultural, and other social and structural forces. This course places special emphasis on the development of students' cirtical thinking skills and ability to apply core concepts and theoretical frameworks to understand contemporary forms of social inequality in both local and global contexts.(1)