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Graduate Studies Catalog 2007-2009

Department of Sociology

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Chairperson and Associate Professor: Jeffrey T. Lashbrook, PhD, University of Rochester; Professor: Joan Z. Spade, PhD, SUNY Buffalo; Associate Professor: Julie M. Ford, PhD, Graduate Center, City University of New York; Assistant Professors: Denise A. Copelton, PhD, SUNY Binghamton; Amy E. Guptill, PhD, Cornnell University; Eric Kaldor, PhD, Rutgers University; Lynne M. Moulton, PhD, Rutgers University; Elliot B. Weininger, PhD, Graduate Center, University of New York.

While the Department of Sociology does not currently have a graduate degree program, its graduate course offerings may be applied as requirements or electives in degree programs as determined through the advisement process.

SOCIOLOGY COURSES

SOC 512 Schools, Learning and Society (A). Prerequisite: SOC 100 or instructor’s permission. Examines education as a social institution and its relationship to other social institutions. Explores schools as organizations in terms of structure and functions; compares schools within and across cultures; looks at inequality within education; and considers the role schools play in social change. 3 Cr.

SOC 599 Independent Study in Sociology (A). Explores various theoretical perspectives on a social phenomenon or sub-area of sociology not covered by other registered courses. Arranged in consultation with the instructor. 1-6 Cr.

The information in this publication was current as of Summer 2007 when the text was compiled. Changes, including but not restricted to, tuition and fees, course descriptions, degree and program requirements, policies, and financial aid eligibility may have occurred since that time. Whether or not a specific course is scheduled for a given term is contingent on enrollment, budget support and staffing. The College reserves the right to make any changes it finds necessary and may announce such changes for student notification in publications other than the College catalogs. For the purposes of degree and program completion, students are bound by the requirements in effect as stated in the printed catalog at the time of their matriculation at SUNY Brockport. Students matriculated in summer are bound by the catalog in effect the following fall semester. Inquiries on the current status of requirements can be addressed to the appropriate College department or office. Also refer to the Brockport Web site home page at www.brockport.edu for current information. Printed Summer 2007