SOCI 101 – Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2021
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
Prior to Aug 23:  Acquire textbook and review website
Aug 23:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.0, 1.1 
Aug 25:  Read Textbook, Sections 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
   Online Media #1 on The Sociological Imagination
 
 due Fri by 5pm


Week 2. What is Social Science?
Aug 30: Read Textbook, Sections 2.0, 2.1
Sept 1: Read Textbook, Sections 2.2, 2.3
Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #2
due Fri by 5pm


Week 3. Social Science History
Sept 6: Labor Day (no work!)
Sept 8: Read Careers in Sociology
Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #3
due Fri by 5pm


Week 4. Cultural Sociology
Sept 13: Read Textbook, Section 3.0, 3.1, 3.2
Sept 15: Read Textbook, Section 3.3, 3.4
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #4
due Fri by 5pm


Week 5.Exam week
Sept 20: Review for exam
   One-Page Report 1 due Monday Sept 20th
* Sept 22: Exam 1 – ATTENDANCE REQUIRED!


Week 6. Social Structures & Theories
Sept 27: Read Textbook, Sections 4.0, 4.1
Sept 29: Read Textbook, Section 4.2, 4.3
     Online Media #5 due Fri by 5pm


Week 7. Socialization
Oct 4: Read Textbook, Sections 5.0, 5.1, 5.2
   Plickers Quiz on Monday, Chp 4
Oct 6:
Read Textbook, Sections 5.3, 5.4
   Online Media #6 due Fri by 5pm


Fall Break I: Oct 11, 12


Week 8. Personality Theories
Oct 13: Read Textbook, Sections 5.4


Week 9. Social Groups and Organization, cont.
Oct 18: Read Textbook, Section 6.0, 6.1
Oct 20: Read Textbook, Section 6.2, 6.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #7
due Fri by 5pm


Week 10. Deviance and Criminology
Oct 25: Read Textbook, Section 7.0, 7.1
Oct 27:
Read Textbook, Section 7.2, 7.3
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #8 due Fri by 5pm


Week 11. Exam week
Nov 1: Review for Exam
   One-Page Report 2 due Monday Nov 1st
   Exam 2 Review Sheet
* Nov 3: Exam 2– ATTENDANCE REQUIRED!


Week 12. Social Class and Inequality
Nov 8: Read Textbook, Sections 9.0, 9.1, 9.2
Nov 10: Read Textbook, Sections 9.3, 9.4
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #9 due Fri by 5pm


Week 13. Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Issues
Nov 15: Read Textbook, Sections 11.0, 11.1, 11.2
Nov 17: Read Textbook, Sections 11.3, 11.4, 11.5
   Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Online Media #10 due Fri by 5pm


Week 14.1 Population and Urbanization
Nov 22: Read Textbook, Section 20.0, 20.1


              Fall Break 2: Nov 24-26


Week 14.2 Society and Environment
Nov 29:
Read Textbook, Sections 20.2, 20.3
Dec 1: Review for final exam
   Final Plickers Quiz on Wednesday
   Optional Bonus Online Media #B1 due Fri by 5pm
   One-Page Report 3 due Friday Dec 3rd


Week 15. Dec 6-10:  Final Exam, TBA