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    SUNY Oneonta
   
 
  Jan 19, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


SUNY Oneonta offers students more than 1,400 courses—from Accounting to Zoology—from over 25 separate departments. Requirements for majors and minors and course descriptions are listed under the departments that offer them; and these departments are arranged in alphabetical order. See the “Course Index” for details.

Please note that requirements, courses, and course descriptions are subject to change after publication of this catalog. Contact the appropriate departments for updated information. Also note that some course descriptions have been edited for clarity and consistency. Complete descriptions are available from the instructors or the departments concerned.

Key to Course Descriptions

Abbreviation   Meaning
(PACT)   Activity course in Health & Fitness
CWE   College Writing Exam
(LA)   Liberal Arts (course is a Liberal Arts offering)
SUSF   Sustainability Focused Courses
s.h.   Semester Hour(s)
SoS   Sophomore standing
JrS   Junior standing
SrS   Senior standing

Course Numbering System

100 - 199   Lower-division undergraduate-level courses.
200 - 299   Upper-division intermediate undergraduate-level courses.
300 - 499   Upper-division advanced courses.
500 - 699   Graduate-level courses.
 

Sociology

   •  SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 110 - Social Problems  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 205 - Sociology of Ideology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 208 - Social Science Journal  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 209 - Social Research Methods  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 210 - Sociology of Popular Culture  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 212 - Sociology of Religion  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 214 - Sociology of Islam  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 216 - Collective Behavior and Social Movements  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 219 - Cults and New Social Movements  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 220 - Sociology of Gender  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 224 - The Family  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 226 - Sexuality Studies  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 228 - Violence in Relationships  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 230 - Introduction to Social Work  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 232 - Aging and the Life Course  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 234 - Sociology of Food and Eating  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 235 - Drugs and Society  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 236 - Comparative Aging: A Global Perspective  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 238 - Sociology of Health and Illness  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 240 - Social Class  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 242 - Sociology of Ethnic Relations  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 244 - Sociology of Poverty  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 250 - The Community  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 251 - Food, Society and the Environment  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 252 - Age of Globalization  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 254 - Environmental Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 256 - Global Migration  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 260 - Criminology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 262 - Deviant Behavior  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 264 - Environmental Inequalities  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 280 - Political Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 282 - The Sociology of Law  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 284 - Animals and Society  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 286 - Social Change  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 288 - Complex Organizations  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 294 - Special Topics in Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 295 - Teaching Assistantship in Sociology  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  SOC 296 - Research Assistantship in Sociology  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  SOC 299 - Independent Study in Sociology  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  SOC 305 - Sociological Theory  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 309 - Research and Analysis  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 312 - Society and the Individual  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 322 - Families and Aging  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 330 - Health and Aging  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 336 - Sociology of Death and Dying  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 338 - Social Policy  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 350 - Urban Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 352 - Rural Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 355 - Disaster, Risk, and Society  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 357 - Population and Social Change  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 367 - Sociology of Emotions  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 390 - Senior Seminar in Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 391 - Criminological Theory  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 392 - Seminar in Gerontology Studies  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 394 - Special Topics in Sociology  3 s.h.
   •  SOC 397 - Field Experiences in Sociology  1 s.h. - 15 s.h.
   •  SOC 399 - Independent Study in Sociology  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.