Sociology (SOC)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

SOC 1101

This course is a broad introduction to the field of sociology. Course materials are designed to illustrate the distinctive features of the sociological perspective and to start you thinking sociologically ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4399 SOC 1101   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5002 SOC 1101   DIS 201

    • F Statler Hall 391
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5003 SOC 1101   DIS 202

    • F Malott Hall 203
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5004 SOC 1101   DIS 203

    • F Malott Hall 224
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7240 SOC 1101   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5005 SOC 1101   DIS 205

    • F Malott Hall 207
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5006 SOC 1101   DIS 206

    • F Malott Hall 203
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5492 SOC 1101   DIS 209

    • F Statler Hall 291
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5493 SOC 1101   DIS 210

    • F Malott Hall 203
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5494 SOC 1101   DIS 211

    • F Malott Hall 203
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5740 SOC 1101   DIS 212

    • F Malott Hall 207
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 1130

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19490 SOC 1130   SEM 101

    • MW Malott Hall 230
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lim, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

SOC 1190

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19491 SOC 1190   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall 301
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dodderidge, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

SOC 1290

Introduces students to the sociological analysis of American society through the lens of film. Major themes involve race, class, and gender; upward and downward mobility; incorporation and exclusion; small ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 1290

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17600 SOC 1290   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 202
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Strang, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 2070

"Social Problems in the U.S." teaches students how to think like a social scientist when encountering claims about major contemporary issues. Through readings and assignments, students develop an analytical ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2070PAM 2250

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6817 SOC 2070   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 2090

This interdisciplinary course examines network structures and how they matter in everyday life. The course examines how each of the computing, economic, sociological and natural worlds are connected and ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CS 2850ECON 2040INFO 2040

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5474 SOC 2090   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 2150

In modern society, we all spend much of our lives participating in or interacting with organizations. Most of us are born in organizations, educated in organizations, and work in organizations. The ubiquity ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GDEV 2150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7431 SOC 2150   LEC 001

    • MWF Uris Hall 498
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 2220

In recent years, poverty and inequality have become increasingly common topics of public debate, as academics, journalists, and politicians attempt to come to terms with growing income inequality, with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  5889 SOC 2220   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6399 SOC 2220   DIS 201

    • F Uris Hall G26
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6400 SOC 2220   DIS 202

    • F Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6401 SOC 2220   DIS 203

    • F Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6402 SOC 2220   DIS 204

    • F Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6403 SOC 2220   DIS 205

    • F Uris Hall G26
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6404 SOC 2220   DIS 206

    • F Malott Hall 224
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6405 SOC 2220   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6406 SOC 2220   DIS 208

    • F Uris Hall G26
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6548 SOC 2220   DIS 209

    • F Malott Hall 205
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6549 SOC 2220   DIS 210

    • F Uris Hall G20
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 2810

This introductory course introduces students to issues and debates related to international migration and will provide an interdisciplinary foundation to understanding the factors that shape migration ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7166 SOC 2810   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 217
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gleeson, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 3010

This course will introduce students to the theory and mathematics of statistical analysis. Many decisions made by ourselves and others around us are based on statistics, yet few people have a solid grip ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: SOC 6010

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4400 SOC 3010   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 202
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Park, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6867 SOC 3010   DIS 201

    • F Uris Hall G28
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Park, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4401 SOC 3010   DIS 202

    • F Uris Hall G28
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Park, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4402 SOC 3010   DIS 203

    • F Uris Hall G28
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Park, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 3360

Examines the social institution of the family, challenges to the institution's well-being and stability, and the role of public policy in these transformations. Topics include family structure ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 3360

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7783 SOC 3360   LEC 001

    • MW Fernow Hall G24
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sassler, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 3710

This course offers a sociological understanding of social inequality and the social construction of difference. Designed from the perspective of comparative historical analysis, we will examine the ways ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GDEV 3700

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18252 SOC 3710   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 3750

Introduction to the classics in sociology, primarily works by Karl Marx, Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, and Georg Simmel. Students also study the works of Alexis de Tocqueville, Montesquieu, and Joseph Schumpeter. ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6305 SOC 3750   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 262
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Berezin, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 4240

This seminar offers a hands-on approach to US immigration history from the colonial era to the present. In addition to learning the contours of the surprising history of immigration to the United States ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4252HIST 4252

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 20545 SOC 4240   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 4370

This course provides an introduction to the theoretical and empirical literature on the sociology of sex and gender. The readings cover theory and methods, feminism, masculinity, intersectionality, ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 4371

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6847 SOC 4370   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 360
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Maralani, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 4540

This course a offers comparative political sociology of democratic and non-democratic institutions in the United States and beyond. Topics will include nationalism, fascism and populism. My focus will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4543SHUM 4540

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17912 SOC 4540   SEM 101

    • W Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Berezin, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 4850

Through discussions, presentations, and research papers, we will examine increasing US inequality, and the interaction of business's role and impacts, alongside potential policy prescriptions (UBI, tax ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PADM 4858PADM 5858SOC 5850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 20148 SOC 4850   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 111
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Riedl, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 4910

This is for undergraduates who wish to obtain research experience or to do extensive reading on a special topic. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4403 SOC 4910   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Berezin, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5686 SOC 4910   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6331 SOC 4910   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6341 SOC 4910   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haskins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6344 SOC 4910   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Macy, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6954 SOC 4910   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Schnabel, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6958 SOC 4910   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Strang, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7250 SOC 4910   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Cornwell, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7251 SOC 4910   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • York Cornwell, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7252 SOC 4910   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Weeden, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7264 SOC 4910   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Maralani, V

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8199 SOC 4910   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sullivan, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

SOC 4950

Students choose a sociology faculty member to work with on research to write an honors thesis. Candidates for honors must maintain a cumulative GPA at least an A- in all sociology classes. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4404 SOC 4950   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Young, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

SOC 4960

Continuation of SOC 4950.  Continue to work with honors supervisor and work on and write an honors thesis. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4405 SOC 4960   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Young, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

SOC 5010

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5495 SOC 5010   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 320
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • York Cornwell, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 5190

This course provides a forum in which students and others can present, discuss, and receive instant feedback on their inequality-related research. Its primary goals is to help students advance their own ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  8359 SOC 5190   SEM 101

    • T Uris Hall 360
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Weeden, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 5850

Through discussions, presentations, and research papers, we will examine increasing US inequality, and the interaction of business's role and impacts, alongside potential policy prescriptions (UBI, tax ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PADM 4858PADM 5858SOC 4850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 20147 SOC 5850   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 111
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Riedl, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 6010

Sociological theory relies on the analysis of data to make claims about how the world works. This course will provide students with a firm understanding of how to analyze data quantitatively to inform ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: SOC 3010

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5099 SOC 6010   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 202
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Park, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6058 SOC 6010   DIS 201

    • F Uris Hall G28
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Park, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 6080

Discussion of the current state of sociology and of the research interests of members of the graduate field; taught by all members of the field. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  4406 SOC 6080   SEM 101

    • F Uris Hall 320
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • York Cornwell, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 6150

Introduces students to theories and methods of data collection techniques such as in-depth interviews, ethnography, focus groups, and surveys as well as mixed-method approaches used in policy and evaluation ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 6040

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19704 SOC 6150   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 6340

This course serves as an introduction to sociological theories and research on schooling, education systems, and the interaction between schools and other dominant social institutions, such as the family. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17932 SOC 6340   SEM 101

    • T Uris Hall 360
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bischoff, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 6660

Event history analysis (also known as hazard or survival analysis) is a family of methods for the study of discrete outcomes over time. Typical sociological examples are demographic events (births, deaths), ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17936 SOC 6660   SEM 101

    • W Uris Hall 320
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Strang, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SOC 6910

For graduates who wish to obtain research experience or to do extensive reading on a special topic. Permission to enroll for independent study is granted only to students who present an acceptable prospectus ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4407 SOC 6910   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • York Cornwell, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

SOC 8910

Work with a faculty member on a project that is related to your dissertation work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4408 SOC 8910   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • York Cornwell, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

SOC 8950

Work with chair of your committee on your dissertation work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4409 SOC 8950   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Macy, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research