Sociology | Social Problems & Policies
S101 | 4062 | Fairchild

Topic:  Race In Everyday Life:  Learning and Doing Sociology

In this course we will discuss how race/ethnicity affects our
everyday lives and we will investigate a specific issue related to
racial representations.  In this introduction to sociology and
race/ethnicity students will get first-hand experience in “doing
sociology.”  This means that, in addition to class meetings and
assigned readings students will learn about sociology and the topic
of race/ethnicity by conducting sociological research.  Students
will design a research project around this issue, collect data, and
write a report that analyzes the data collected by the class.
Course grades will be based on students' participation and
performance in the research project in addition to written