SOCI 101 – Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2018
Course Schedule

Note that this schedule is tentative and subject to change – any changes will be made in red.
Questions? e-mail reymers@morrisville.edu


Week 1. The Origins of Sociology
Aug 27:  Acquire textbook and review website by Weds.
    Read Textbook, Sections 1.0, 1.1 
Aug 29:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
   Online Media #1 due Fri by 5pm


Week 2. What is Social Theory?
Sept 3: Review Textbook, Sections 1.3, 1.4
Sept 5: Read Textbook, Section 2.0, 2.1
Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #2
due Fri by 5pm


Week 3. What is Social Science?
Sept 10: Review Textbook, Sections 2.0, 2.1
Sept 12: Read Textbook, Section 2.2, 2.3

Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #3
due Fri by 5pm


Week 4: Social Construction
Sept 17: Read Textbook, Sections 4.0, 4.1
Sept 19: Read Textbook, Section 4.2, 4.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #4
due Fri by 5pm


Week 5.Exam week
Sept 24: Review for exam
   Research Report 1 due by Sept 24
* Sept 26: Exam 1


Week 6. Socialization
Oct 1: Read Textbook, Sections 5.0, 5.1, 5.2
Oct 3: Read Textbook, Sections 5.3, 5.4
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #5
due Fri by 5pm


FALL BREAK 1: Oct 8, 9


Week 7. Social Groups and Organization I
Oct 10: Read Textbook, Sections 6.0, 6.1
   Online Media #6
due Fri by 5pm


 

Week 8. Social Groups and Organization II
Oct 15: Read Textbook, Section 6.2
Oct 17: Read Textbook, Section 6.3


Week 9: Deviance and Criminology
Oct 22: Read Textbook, Section 7.0, 7.1
Oct 24:
Read Textbook, Section 7.2, 7.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #7 due Fri by 5pm



Week 10. Exam week

Oct 29: Review for Exam
   Research Report 2 due Oct 29
* Oct 31: Exam 2



Week 11. Social Class and Inequality

Nov 5: Read Textbook, Sections 9.0, 9.1, 9.2
Nov 7: Read Textbook, Sections 9.3, 9.4
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #8 due Fri by 5pm



Week 12. Global Inequality

Nov 12: Read Textbook, Sections 10.0, 10.1
Nov 14: Read Textbook, Section 10.2, 10.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #9 due Fri by 5pm



Week 13.1 Population and Urbanization
Nov 19: Read Textbook, Section 20.0
   Research Report 3 due Nov 19


FALL BREAK 2: Nov 21-23



Week 13.2 Population and Urbanization

Nov 26: Read Textbook, Section 20.1
Nov 28: Read Textbook, Section 20.2
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #10 due Fri by 5pm



Week 14. Society and Environment
Dec 3:
Read Textbook, Section 20.3
Dec 5: Review for final exam



Week 15. Final Exam, TBA