Course Listing

Summer 2017

SOCI100 Introduction to Sociology Sections

Introduction to problems in the analysis of social structures and processes. Basic sociological concepts will be introduced and their application demonstrated in various areas of sociology. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 100 or both SOCI 101, SOCI 102.

Instructor(s): Guppy, Neil

SOCI102 Inequality and Social Change Sections

Inequality, institutions, social structure and social change. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 102 or SOCI 100.

SOCI200 Sociology of Family Sections

An introduction to contemporary family forms and relations.

SOCI210A Canadian Social Structure - CAN SOCIAL STRUC Sections

Descriptive and analytic survey of such features as demographic characteristics, class structure, ethnicity, and regional variation in Canadian society as a basis for understanding current social issues.

SOCI217 Research Methods Sections

Introduction to research designs and methodologies.

SOCI250A Crime and Society - CRIME & SOCIETY Sections

Crime as a social phenomenon, with emphasis on the changing definitions of crime in relation to social and political change in Canadian and other societies. The scope and nature of the crime problem, the growth of criminology as a science and profession, and relationships between components of state criminal justice systems.

Instructor(s): MACKENZIE, CHRISTOPHER SMALL, ROBERT Chan, Elic

SOCI312 Gender Relations Sections

The nature of gender relations, their social and cultural expression, and theories of gender inequality.

Instructor(s): DERGOUSOFF, DEBORAH Yodanis, Carrie

SOCI320 Diversity in Family Forms Sections

An examination of diversity within and between families and of diverse family forms.

SOCI328 Social Statistics I Sections

The testing of sociological theories using quantitative data analysis techniques on numerical data from social surveys, experiments and official statistics. SOCI 328 excludes credit for a number of other statistics courses in various departments. Please consult the Science Credit Exclusion List (www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414) before registering.

SOCI361A Social Inequality - SOCIAL INEQUALTY Sections

Tendencies toward equality and inequality; manifestations of inequality (occupation, education, gender, ethnicity, income, power) and their consequences; caste and class features of major stratification systems; theories of social class; stratification profile of contemporary industrial societies.

SOCI371 Classical Traditions in Theory Sections

An examination of selected traditions, conceptual problems and topics in the foundational theories of sociology. Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 371 or SOCI 370.

Instructor(s): VIVALDI PASQUA, ANA

SOCI380 Sociological Methods: Survey Research Sections

Questionnaire design, interviewing, sampling, and analysis of survey data.

Instructor(s): Bartolic, Silvia

SOCI433B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

General reading and/or a research undertaking, with the agreement, and under the supervision, of a Department faculty member selected by the student.

SOCI435B International Service Learning - INTL SERV LEARNG Sections

International field placement normally for eight to ten weeks; pre-departure seminars (eight to twelve seminars or equivalent) with student presentation seminars upon return from the field.

Instructor(s): CURRIE, DAWN HEATHER

SOCI480A Urban Ethnographic Field School (UEFS) - URB ETHN FLD SCH Sections

Approximately 50 hours of volunteering and fieldwork based in community organizations with theoretical approaches to urban spaces. Students will engage in collaborative research while considering a range of theoretical and methodological approaches.

SOCI480B Urban Ethnographic Field School (UEFS) - URB ETHN FLD SCH Sections

Approximately 50 hours of volunteering and fieldwork based in community organizations with theoretical approaches to urban spaces. Students will engage in collaborative research while considering a range of theoretical and methodological approaches.

SOCI549A Master's Thesis - MASTERS THESIS Sections

SOCI598A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOCI598B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOCI649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Sociology Graduate Course Offerings for 2016-2017