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Approvals Received:

Department
on 04-26-06
by Jeri Mullin
(mullinjl@umn.edu)

 > 

Curriculum Committee
on 10-24-06
by Jeri Mullin
(mullinjl@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1073 - Spring 2007

Course:

SOC 3122

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDSS - Division of Social Sciences

Department:

249 - UMM-Soc Sciences, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Sociology of Childhoods

Course Title Long:

Sociology of Childhoods

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Introduction to the sociological study of childhoods. Examination of the interaction between societies and their youngest members—how societies shape childrenÕs lives through social institutions such as families, education, and the state. A close look at childrenÕs access to privileges and resources as determined by childrenÕs experiences of race, gender, class, nationality, and sexual orientation.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Odd years only

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Spring

Component 1:

SEM (no final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

SEM

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

1101 or #

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

New: Edited for catalog 10.25.06 NEH.   

Edited for Psoft 04.26.06 - jlm. Edited for catalog 04.26.06 NEH.
Old: Edited for Psoft 04.26.06 - jlm. Edited for catalog 04.26.06 NEH.

Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

Goals:
¥To explore the socio-historical construction of terms such as ÒchildhoodÓ and Òyouth.Ó
¥To gain insight into the impact of such social institutions as families, schools, and the state on childrenÕs lives and to examine childrenÕs changing roles in the family, workplace, community, and global society.
¥To recognize the diversity of childrenÕs experiences as shaped by gender, race and ethnicity, social class, nationality, religion, place of residency, sexual orientation, and able-bodiedness.
¥To become familiar with and to problematize social problems faced by children.
¥To examine social conditions faced by children around the world.

Assessment:
Students will be assessed through participation in class discussions, presentations on the readings, 3-4 reflection papers, and a longer (10- to 15-page) research paper.

Assessment
and Goals:

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Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO FULFILL FOUR MAIN CURRICULAR OBJECTIVES. FIRST, IT WILL EXPAND UMM'S SOCIOLOGY OFFERINGS BY ADDING ANOTHER COURSE. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST NEW SOCIOLOGY COURSE IN MANY YEARS. SECOND, IT SEEKS TO BLEND THREE IMPORTANT AREAS OF SOCIOLOGY: SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY, SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION, AND SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH.  THIRD, IT WILL COMPLEMENT OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES WHICH STUDENTS MAY HAVE TAKEN IN PSYCHOLOGY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, HISTORY, ECONOMICS, WOMEN STUDIES, AND ANTHROPOLOGY, BY PROVIDING A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON CHILDRENÕS ISSUES EXAMINED WITHIN THOSE DISCIPLINES. FOURTH, THE COURSE IS
DESIGNED TO MEET PARTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ELEMENTARY EDUCATION PREPRIMARY SPECIALTY.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Jennifer Rothchild

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

HDIV - HDIV Human Diversity

 

Provisional
Approval:

New: Not requested
Old:  Received on Apr 26, 2006

Regular
Approval:

Requested on Apr 26, 2006

 

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