Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Term Paper will be on Global
Societies/Changing Societies In A Diverse World in Bryjak & Soroka 4th Edition.
http://www.soci.canterbury.ac.nz.biograph/bindex.htmhttp://www.nsd.uib.no/cessda/namer.htmlhttp://www.stormfront.comCourse Description: An examination of the social processes and structures of society, with particular attention to American society. Reviews such topics as interpersonal interaction, culture, major social institutions, inequality, deviance, and social change. Also introduces methods used in sociological research. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: This instructor believes that a well rounded education prepares students for the real world outside of higher education. Therefore while quizzes, term papers, mid-terms and final tests are very important to helping students deveople a solid accdemic base, all students will be encouraged to learn, explore ideas, and issues that effect our ever changing society. Come to class prepared,come to learn from others and have fun. :)
Learning Outcomes:Students will demonstrate a high level of understanding regarding socialogical terms and concepts. Students will deminstrate this ability thru class interaction and by writing a term paper that will compare,interpret and collaborate what they have read and discussed in class.
Grading: 300-251 A
100 and below F
2 chapter quizzes 25pts ea. = 50pts
1 Mid-term =50pts
1 Term paper=100pts
1 Final exam=50pts
Failure to turn in a term paper will place student in academic jeopardy.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late Submission of Course material will not be accepted unless cleared with the instructor first.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: For those of us who know everything, we will tolerate those who think they know everything! Respect for each other's ideas, opinions, and personal beliefs will be the 1st goal of this class. Rudeness will not be tolerated. :(
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Term Paper required 10-12 pages. Topic assigned by Instructor.
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate
Catalog Page 100
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