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Multiple Course Revisions

 

Rev: 07/2004

 
University of Minnesota, Morris

 

Multiple Course Revisions

 

 

 

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This form is for presenting changes to Curriculum Committee; the information will still need to be entered in ECAS.

Sending this form to Curriculum Committee for Approval means Department and Discipline approval has been received.

 

Date:                September 20, 2004

Discipline:       Sociology

Curriculum Committee Approval Date: 10/7/04

 

 

Course Revision #1

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

Soc 2451s f. Contemporary Native Americans. (HDiv; 4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111 or #; not offered 2005-06)

Same as Anth 2451. The cultures, problems, and resurgence of Native Americans in the 20th and 21st centuries. Government policies; education, religion, self-determination, family, gaming, etc.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Faculty member alternating course with Anth 3501.  Change semester offered (from s to f) and add specific year not offered. 

 

Course Revision #2

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SOC 3121s f. Sociology of Gender (HDIV;4.0 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111 or #)
Relationships among sex, gender, and society. Gender as a factor in stratification systems, social interaction, and institutions such as the economy, the family, and religion.   An introduction to the sociological study of gender.  Focus on gender difference and gender inequality.  Analysis of the changing roles, opportunities, and expectations of women and men as their societies (and subsequently, gender relations and power) undergo change in todayŐs world.  Theoretical overview and an examination of how gender affects everyday experiences. 

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Change Catalog description to reflect new Instructor (Rothchild replaced Demos).

 

Course Revision #3

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SOC 3141f. Sociology of Deviance (E/CR;4.0 cr; prereq 4 cr in Soc or #)
Theoretical and empirical issues recurring in the sociological literature on deviant behavior.

An introduction to the sociological study of deviance.  Explore the social reality of deviance within contemporary society and examine the social construction of deviant categories.  Specific focus on images of deviance as social constructs, rather than as intrinsic elements of human behavior.  Investigation of the complex relationships between individual behavior and social structure, with a focus on power, inequality, and oppression.  Also an examination of the socio-cultural definitions of morality and behavior.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Change Catalog description to reflect new Instructor (Rothchild replaced Demos).

 

 

Course Revision #4

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SOC 3201. Variable Topics in Social Stratification: Critical Perspectives in Rural Sociology (HDiv;4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111 or #;offered when feasible)
Overview of the field of rural sociology. Covers demography, community, environment and natural resources, agriculture, and international development. Considerations of theoretical and methodological issues related to the disciplinary cornerstones of social organization and social change in rural areas.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

            Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title. 

 

 

Course Revision #5

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SOC 3203s. Indigenous Peoples of the World: A Cultural Perspective. (IP;4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111; not offered 2005-06)
Same as Anth 3203. Examination of the cultures of indigenous peoples of the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. Particular attention is paid to processes of assimilation and acculturation, as well as contemporary efforts in identity formation.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

            Faculty member alternating with Anth 2402.  Add semester offered and specific year not offered. 

 

Course Revision #6

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Soc 3251f. Variable Topics in Social Structure:  African Americans. (HDiv; 4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111)

Examination of African American religious, economic, political, family and kinship institutions in the context of the greater American society. Struggles to overcome problems and the degree of success or failure of these struggles will be examined and placed in historical context.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title. 

 

Course Revision #7

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SOC 3252s. Variable Topics in Social Structure: Women in Muslim Society. (IP;4cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111 or #)
The cultures and social statuses of women in several Muslim countries are examined and placed in their political, economic, and religious contexts.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Revision #8

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SOC 3253. Variable Topics in Social Structure: The Self and Society. (SS;4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111 or #)
Using the work of George Herbert Mead, examination of how contemporary social investigations integrate two theoretical reflections-the social self and social structure-into a coherent theoretical discourse. Exploration of recent works that focus on the interaction that exists between the psychological and sociological processes by which the social self emerges and the gamut of social, economic, political, cultural, and historical processes that are responsible for the constitution of the social structure.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

      Delete course.  Instructor who designed this course has left UMM. 

 

Course Revision #9

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SOC 3254. Variable Topics in Social Structure: The Sociology of Religion. (SS;4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111 or #, 4 addl cr in Soc or Anth recommended)
An examination of sociological theories concerning religion, the sociology of world religions, religious institutions and religious and social problems or concerns (oppression, birth control, ethnic differences, etc.) in the United States and other parts of the world. Religion and social control. Religion and resistance or revolution.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Inactivate course and remove from the Catalog, as it will not be offered in the next 2-3 years.  Portion of course content being covered in Anth 3101. 

 

Course Revision #10

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SOC 3301. India and South Asia. (IP;4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111 or #)
Same as Anth 3301. Examination of the cultures and societies of several South Indian countries with a primary focus on India. Topics include a brief history, economic and social issues and conditions, marriage and kinship practices, religions, regional differences, regional and international conflicts, and cultural and social change.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Remove the Sociology section from catalog, but keep as an active course.  The Sociology listing seems to be misleading for students (they expect something different from the course).  The course will still be offered under Anth 3301. 

 

Course Revision #11

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SOC 3411. Seminar in Anthropological Methodology (E/CR;4 cr; prereq 1101 or Anth 1111, 4 addtl cr in Soc or Anth)
Same as Anth 3411. Exploration and evaluation of methods used in cultural anthropology; qualitative methods in sociology and anthropology; research ethics; design and execution of qualitative research project.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Inactivate this course.  Soc. section never to be offered again, students can take this course under Anth 3411. 

 

 

 

Course Revision #12

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Soc 1993f,s, 2993f,s, 3993f,s, 4993f,s. Directed Study. (1-5 cr; repeatable; prereq @)

Individualized on- or off-campus research project or other learning activity not covered in the regular Sociolology curriculum.  Topic determined by the student and instructor.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Add course description.  Previously there was none.