SOCI 101 – Introduction to Sociology, 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
Aug 27:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.0, 1.1, 1.2
Aug 28:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.3, 1.4
   Online Media #1 due Fri by 5pm


Week 2. What is Social Science?
Sept 2: Read Textbook, Sections 2.0, 2.1
Sept 4: Read Textbook, Section 2.2, 2.3
Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #2
due Fri by 5pm


Week 3. Cultural Sociology
Sept 9: Read Textbook, Section 3.0, 3.1, 3.2
Sept 11: Read Textbook, Section 3.3, 3.4
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #3
due Fri by 5pm


Week 4. Social Structures & Theories
Sept 16: Read Textbook, Sections 4.0, 4.1
Sept 18: Read Textbook, Section 4.2, 4.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #4
due Fri by 5pm


Week 5.Exam week
Sept 23: Review for exam
   Research Report 1 due Sept 23
* Sept 25: Exam 1


Week 6. Socialization

No class on Monday, September 30 -- see website for assignment details

Oct 2:
Read Textbook, Sections 5.3, 5.4
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #5
due Fri by 5pm


Week 7. Social Groups and Organization
Oct 7: Read Textbook, Sections 6.0, 6.1
Oct 9: Read Textbook, Section 6.2
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #6
due Fri by 5pm


Fall Break I: Oct 14, 15


Week 8. Social Groups and Organization, cont.
Oct 16: Read Textbook, Section 6.3


Week 9. Deviance and Criminology
Oct 21: Read Textbook, Section 7.0, 7.1
Oct 23:
Read Textbook, Section 7.2, 7.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #7 due Fri by 5pm


Week 10. Exam week
Oct 28: Review for Exam
   Research Report 2 due Oct 28
* Oct 30: Exam 2


Week 11. Social Class and Inequality
Nov 4: Read Textbook, Sections 9.0, 9.1, 9.2
Nov 6: Read Textbook, Sections 9.3, 9.4
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #8 due Fri by 5pm


Week 12. Global Inequality
Nov 11: Read Textbook, Sections 10.0, 10.1
Nov 13: Read Textbook, Section 10.2, 10.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #9 due Fri by 5pm


Week 13. Government and Politics
Nov 18: Read Textbook, Sections 17.0, 17.1
   Research Report 3 due Nov 18
Nov 20: Read Textbook, Sections 17.2, 17.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #10 due Fri by 5pm


Week 14.1 Population and Urbanization
Nov 25: Read Textbook, Section 20.0, 20.1


              Fall Break 2: Nov 27-29


Week 14.2 Society and Environment
Dec 2:
Read Textbook, Sections 20.2, 20.3
Dec 4: Review for final exam
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday



Week 15. Final Exam, TBA