SOCI 101 – Introduction to Sociology LN1, Fall 2019
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 26:  Acquire textbook and review website by Weds.
Aug 27:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.0, 1.1, 1.2
Aug 28:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.3, 1.4
  
Add an introduction to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #1
due Fri by 5pm (see websites for details)


Week 2. What is Social Science?
Sept 2: Read Textbook, Sections 2.0, 2.1
Sept 3: Read Textbook, Section 2.2
Sept 4: Read Textbook, Section 2.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
  
Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #2 due Fri by 5pm


Week 3. Cultural Sociology
Sept 9: Read Textbook, Section 3.0, 3.1
Sept 10: Read Textbook, Section 3.2, 3.3
Sept 11: Read Textbook, Section 3.4
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
  
Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #3 due Fri by 5pm


Week 4. Social Structures & Theories
Sept 16: Read Textbook, Sections 4.0, 4.1
Sept 17: Read Textbook, Section 4.2
Sept 18: Read Textbook, Section 4.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
  
Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #4 due Fri by 5pm


Week 5.Exam week
Sept 23: Review Textbook, Chapters 1 & 2
    Research Report 1 due Sept 23
Sept 24: Review Textbook, Chapters 3 & 4
Sept 25-27: Exam 1 (available on Blackboard)


Week 6. Socialization
Sept 30: Read Textbook, Sections 5.0, 5.1
Oct 1: Read Textbook, Sections 5.2, 5.3
Oct 2: Read Textbook, Section 5.4
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
  
Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #5 due Fri by 5pm


Week 7. Social Groups and Organization
Oct 7: Read Textbook, Section 6.0
Oct 8: Read Textbook, Section 6.1
Oct 9: Read Textbook, Section 6.2, 6.3     
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
  
Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
 


FALL BREAK 1: Oct 14, 15


Week 8. Social Groups and Organization, cont.
Oct 16: Review Textbook, Chapter 6
  Online Media #6 due Fri by 5pm


Week 9. Deviance and Criminology
Oct 21: Read Textbook, Section 7.0
Oct 22: Read Textbook, Section 7.1
Oct 23: Read Textbook, Sections 7.2, 7.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #7 due Fri by 5pm


Week 10. Exam week
Oct 28: Review Textbook, Chapters 5 & 6
    Research Report 2 due Oct 28

Oct 29:
Review Textbook, Chapter 7
Oct 30-Nov 1: Exam 2 (available on Blackboard)


Week 11. Social Class and Inequality
Nov 4: Read Textbook, Sections 9.0, 9.1
Nov 5: Read Textbook, Sections 9.2, 9.3
Nov 6:
Read Textbook, Section 9.4
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #8 due Fri by 5pm


Week 12. Global Inequality
Nov 11: Read Textbook, Sections 10.0, 10.1
Nov 12: Read Textbook, Section 10.2
Nov 13: Read Textbook, Section 10.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #9 due Fri by 5pm


Week 13 Human Population
Nov 18: Read Textbook, Section 20.0
Nov 19: Read Textbook, Section 20.1
Nov 20-22: Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Online Media #10 due Fri by 5pm


Week 14.1 Human Urbanization
Nov 25:
Read Textbook, Section 20.2
Nov 26: BONUS Online Media 1 due


FALL BREAK 2: Nov 27-29


Week 14.2 Society and the Environment
Dec 2:
Read Textbook, Section 20.3
Dec 3-6: Review Textbook, all assigned chapters
   Add your comments to the Discussion Board (see Blackboard)
   Research Report 3 due Tuesday Dec 3 5pm
   BONUS Online Media 2 due


Week 15. Final Exam (on Blackboard; dates tbd)