SOCI 101 – Introduction to Sociology LN1, Spring 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
Jan 21:  Acquire textbook and review website by Weds.
Jan 22:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.0, 1.1, 1.2
Jan 23:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.3, 1.4
   Online Media #1
due Fri by 5pm (see websites for details)
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 2. What is Social Science?

Jan 28: Read Textbook, Sections 2.0, 2.1
Jan 29: Read Textbook, Section 2.2
Jan 30: Read Textbook, Section 2.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #2
due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 3. Cultural Sociology

Feb 4: Read Textbook, Section 3.0, 3.1
Feb 5: Read Textbook, Section 3.2, 3.3
Feb 6: Read Textbook, Section 3.4
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #3
due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 4. Social Structures & Theories

Feb 11: Read Textbook, Sections 4.0, 4.1
Feb 12: Read Textbook, Section 4.2
Feb 13: Read Textbook, Section 4.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #4
due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 5.Exam week

Feb 18: Review Textbook, Chapters 1 & 2
* Research Report 1 due
Feb 19-20: Review Textbook, Chapters 3 & 4 
Feb 21-22: Exam 1 (available on Blackboard)



Week 6. Socialization

Feb 25: Read Textbook, Sections 5.0, 5.1
Feb 26: Read Textbook, Sections 5.2, 5.3
Feb 27: Read Textbook, Section 5.4
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #5
due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 7. Social Groups and Organization

Mar 4: Read Textbook, Sections 6.0, 6.1
Mar 5: Read Textbook, Section 6.2     
Mar 6: Read Textbook, Section 6.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #6
due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


SPRING BREAK : Mar 11 - 15


Week 8. Deviance and Criminology

Mar 18: Read Textbook, Section 7.0
Mar 19: Read Textbook, Section 7.1
Mar 20: Read Textbook, Sections 7.2, 7.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #7 due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 9. Exam week

Mar 25: Review Textbook, Sections 7.2, 7.3
* Research Report 2 due
Mar 26: 4-week review
Mar 27-29: Exam 2 (available on Blackboard)


Week 10. Social Class and Inequality

Apr 1: Read Textbook, Sections 9.0, 9.1
Apr 2: Read Textbook, Sections 9.2, 9.3
Apr 3:
Read Textbook, Section 9.4
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #8 due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 11. Global Inequality

Apr 8: Read Textbook, Sections 10.0, 10.1
Apr 9: Read Textbook, Section 10.2
Apr 10: Read Textbook, Section 10.3
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #9 due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 12. Government and Politics

Apr 15: Read Textbook, Sections 17.0, 17.1
Apr 16: Read Textbook, Sections 17.2, 17.3
Apr 17: Read Textbook, Section 17.4
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Online Media #10 due Fri by 5pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


Week 13. Human Population
Apr 22:
Read Textbook, Section 20.0
Apr 23: Read Textbook, Section 20.1
Apr 24: Read Textbook, Section 20.2
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board

Week 14. Society and Environment
Apr 29:
Read Textbook, Section 20.3
* Research Report 3 due
Apr 30: Review Textbook, Section 20
May 1: Course Review
   Take Chapter Quiz between Tues 9am and Thurs 9pm
   Contribute to Discussion Board


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