Course List

Global HIV/AIDS -

HNRS 260SO G1

Instructor: Dr. Shannon L. Anderson
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces the methodologies of the social sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. The course seeks to develop students' critical thinking skills through the exploration and application of social scientific methods. Individual sections will be taught in a particular discipline. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. Open to Honors students or non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 260 and INQ 260 from the same discipline.)

Introduction to Sociology -

SOCI 101 C

Instructor: Dr. Shannon L. Anderson
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
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.

Sociology of Sex and Gender -

SOCI 229 A

Instructor: Dr. Shannon L. Anderson
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2015FA
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO or permission

Catalog Description:

An introduction to a critical approach to examining the social construction of sex, gender, and sexuality. Topics of study include classical and current perspectives on sex, gender, and sexuality; significant emphasis on the social construction of gender inequality; and the role of social institutions such as family, work, the economy, and media in shaping multiple experiences of gender and gender relations in society. Attention is also given to heterosexism and other systems of inequality dealing with sexuality. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.