SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

A general study of people in society, with emphasis upon nature of culture, social institutions, social interaction, and social units, and the influence on the individual. An overview of sociological concepts and perspectives is also presented.

12815 Introduction to Sociology T 04:00PM-06:45PM McLaren 3
12816 Introduction to Sociology W 09:00AM-11:45AM Turcotte Seabury 3

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10148 Introduction to Sociology W 01:00PM-03:45PM Schlenker 3

12817 Introduction to Sociology T 01:00PM-03:45PM Cook 3

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10150 Introduction to Sociology W 01:00PM-03:45PM Schlenker 3

12818 Introduction to Sociology M 04:00PM-06:45PM Cook 3

13286 Introduction to Sociology W 04:00PM-06:45PM Giroux 3

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Introduction to Sociology W 01:00PM-03:45PM Schlenker 3

10151 Bath/Brunswick
11764 Bethel
11741 Bucksport
11742 Deer Isle
11744 East Millinocket
11745 East Sullivan
11743 Ellsworth/Hancock
11753 Farmington
11755 Fort Kent
11747 Greenville
11748 Houlton
11746 Hutchinson Center
11763 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
11750 Lewiston-Auburn
11751 Lincoln
11765 Machias
11752 Mount Desert
11754 Newport
11757 Presque Isle
11758 Rockland
11759 Rumford/Mexico
11760 Saco/Biddeford
11761 Sanford
11749 Sherman Station
11762 Skowhegan
11767 South Paris
11766 Wiscasset

09443 Introduction to SociologySchlenker 3


SOC 201 Social Problems

An analysis of representative contemporary problems facing American society, emphasizing the causes which arise from cultural patterns and social change, and a discussion of possible solutions. Prerequisite: SOC 101

12821 Social Problems T 04:00PM-06:45PM Turcotte Seabury 3
12819 Social Problems TH 09:00AM-11:45AM Lake-Corral 3

12822 Social Problems W 04:00PM-06:45PM Turcotte Seabury 3

12907 Social Problems M 09:00AM-11:45AM Lake-Corral 3


SOC 302 Social Movements

This course aims for an understanding of social movements and "justice" inAmerican cultures since 1900. Despite their great impacts on our lives today, social movements are often left out of traditional curriculum or misunderstood. We also tend to have narrow and contradictory views of justice in the U.S. We will consider theoretical foundations in social movements as well as particular movements, past and present, like the feminist movement, the black power movement, movements for indigenous justice, movements for reproductive and environmental justice, anti-globalization movements, culture jamming movements, and human rights struggles. 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: WST 101 orSOC 101 or AME 201 or permission of instructor. (Cross listed with AME 302)

14127 Social Movements Corral 3


SOC 315 Sociology of Deviance

A consideration of the origins and causes of socially disapproved behavior, a concentration of the process involved in becoming deviant as well as societyøs attempt at interpreting and coping with deviance. Object of course is to have the student acquire sufficient knowledge of deviant behavior for future analysis and possible application. Prerequisite: SOC101

12824 Sociology of Deviance W 09:00AM-11:45AM Lake-Corral 3


SOC 316 Criminology

(This course is cross listed with JUS 316.) Designed to enhance student awareness and comprehension of social and cultural factors in the causation of crime and juvenile delinquency. A review and analysis of recent theories and research findings, a theoretical venture in applied sociology. Prerequisite: SOC 101 and SOC 201

14415 Criminology Staff 3


SOC 319 Social Gerontology

Emphasizes the social aspects of the aging process, focusing upon the aging individual as a person and older people as groups within a changing society. In particular, the impact of aging upon the individual and society, and the reactions of the individual and society to aging are examined. Prerequisite: SOC101

12146 Social Gerontology Schlenker 3 (Meets 10/10-11/30)


SOC 350 Sociology of Gender

The application of sociological theories and principles to the study of gender. This examination of the social construction of gender looks at gender roles in the United States as well as cross-culturally. Gender socialization and stratification are explored, along with social policy related to gender issues.

09446 Sociology of Gender Turcotte Seabury 3


SOC 375 Social Networks

An introduction to the essentials of social network theory and the methods of social network analysis, the study of patterns in communication and affiliation. Online, in groups, and friends, you are who you know. Prerequisite: SOC 101 or COM 205 or PSY 205. 3 Credits (this course is cross listed with COM 375)

09371 Social Networks Cook 3