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Introductory Sociology

Basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology, with an emphasis on culture, socialization, social organization, and major institutions.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year. 

Introductory Sociology (Honors)

Basic concepts, theoretical approaches, and methods of sociology, with an emphasis on culture, socialization, social organization, and major institutions.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year. 

Prerequisites:
Permission of Honors.
African American Society

The class, status, and power relations of African Americans as part of both the United States social structure and the African diaspora.
Offered every year.

Social Change

The causes, nature, and consequences of changes in social structure and institutions.
Offered every odd-numbered year. 

Introduction to Africa

The history, physical environment (landforms, vegetation, and climate), and sociocultural environment (artistic, political, and social development) of Africa.
Offered fall and spring semesters every year. 

Class, Status and Power

Modern social status systems, with a focus on the United States. The use of prestige, occupational skills, and economic assets to create classes; the impact of class on life chances; and the interaction of class with race, gender, and belief systems to shape individual earnings, wealth, and power.
Offered every year. 

Deviance and Social Control

The nature, extent, and correlates of deviance and its control by social institutions and agencies; theories of deviance and societal reactions to deviance.
Offered every year. 

Culture and Social Institutions

Social institutions that are the foundation of social and cultural continuity from one generation to the next, including family and kinship, education, religion, work, and politics.
Offered every even-numbered year. 

Social Problems

The causes, consequences, and social construction of American social problems, including poverty, crime and delinquency, environmental degradation, and race and ethnic relations.
Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia Independent Study (USGIS).
Offered fall and spring semesters every year. 

Social Interaction

The relationship between individuals and groups, as it shapes the development of social competence, personality, self-concept, motivation, attitudes and cognition.
Offered every year. 

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