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Fall 2017 Graduate Course Spotlight

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July 18, 2017 9:58 AM

SOCY 630: 

SOCIOLOGY OF AGING

 

Class Number:  7899

Instructor: Dr. Takashi Yamashita

Time:  Tuesdays from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Location:  PUP 204

 

Description

Changing work, family and other sociological roles of the elderly; the subculture of the aged; economic, health, medical care and other social problems of the elderly.

 

SOCY 680: 

APPLIED SOCIOLOGY

 

Class Number:  7877

Instructor: Dr. Marina Adler

Time:  Mondays from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Location:  PUP 204

 

Description

The course focuses on the "practical side" of sociology: using sociological insights and research methodologies (qualitative and quantitative) in an applied setting to examine local social conditions and social organizations or programs that address them. The course prepares students to become "embedded sociologists," who conduct change-oriented research in communities or organizations. Course content includes conceptualization of applied research projects, an introduction to community-based research, training and practice in various applied field methodologies, conducting an applied research project, and practice in communicating applied research results to local stakeholders.

 

Enrollment Requirements

You must complete SOCY 600 and SOCY 604 with a C or better.


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