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Criminal Justice & Sociology 201-3 Social Problems This course takes a problem-solving approach to the issue of social problems. The structure of the course is topical, and typical topics include politics, poverty, work, education, family, health care, aging, gender, racial inequality, drugs and alcohol, crime, violence, and the environment. Odd years, Spring. 230-3  Sociology of the Family This course looks at the basic findings of the social sciences with reference to the institution of marriage and family. It examines in particular the contemporary American couple throughout all stages of the life cycle. Factors are identified that should be considered when making critical decisions, such as to marry, to have children, to divorce. Topics include diversity in the areas of sexuality, marriage and family, and selected issues that confront American families today. Fall 310-3 Crime and Delinquency This course takes an integrated approach to theories of crime and delinquency inasmuch as biological and psychological perspectives will supplement the traditionally prominent sociological views. The course also focuses on the blurring of the distinctions between the two as juvenile crime is perceived as increasingly serious and the practice of juvenile certification (transfer to adult court) becomes more prevalent. Same as CJ 320. Prerequisite: Soc 101 or CJ 101. Fall

495-2-4 Independent Study Special readings or projects accomplished by the student under the supervision of a department faculty member. 497-3-6 Sociology Thesis The purpose of this course is to allow the student to conduct his/her own empirical research or to explore by way of a library research paper a narrowly defined topic of particular interest. Approval of the topic and an agreement regarding expectations must be obtained from the instructor prior to registration. Prerequisites: Soc 101 and a minimum of two upper division Sociology courses. OTHER COURSES: Sociology 190-1-4 Special Topics 200-1-4 Directed Studies 290-1-4 Special Topics 300-1-4 Directed Studies 390-1-4 Special Topics 400-1-4  Directed Studies 490-1-4 Special Topics (by arrangement)

315-3  Social Psychology This course covers the principles of the interbehaving of individuals with other individuals and groups with an emphasis on attitudes, attribution, social perception, and smallgroup behavior. Same as Psyc 315. Prerequisite: Psyc 101. Fall 320-3 Comparative Cultures This course is designed to develop knowledge and understanding of different cultural and ethnic settings and backgrounds. Armed with a comparative framework, each student conducts research on an assigned nation, creates a “cultural guidebook” for that nation, and presents his/her findings to the entire class. Spring 107

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