SO 318 Military Sociology
F2E 2011 PE
Senior Adjunct Professor
Doctorate Organization Development PsychologyMasters: Education/Clinical Psychology/Organization DevelopmentCertified: Chemical Dependency/Domestic Violence Counselor
MCB Camp Pendleton Ca
4:45 - 10:10 PM
Handbook of the Sociology of the Military. Giuseppe Caforio, ed. New York: Springer, 2006.
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Additional Resources: Articles and lectures as assigned
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Essay: (max. 3000 words, plus tables and figures). Historical change, both domestic and international, has necessitated that the military adapt. Choose two of the historic military models and analyze them in relation to the following:
Closing. Use the appropriate academic literature to inform and support all points in your analysis. It should be carefully proofread and edited, conform to the applicable guidelines of APA format, and include all citations and references. Each point should be carefully explained with sociological concepts, explicitly justified with reason and empirical scientific evidence, and illustrated through specific real-world examples.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
50 Comprehensive Final Examination
20 Core Assessment
10 Weekly Discussion
20 Mid-term Examination
100 total points
The grade of A is exceptional and an uncommon achievement. The grade of B is above average performance. The grade of C is average. The grade of D is below average and marginal. Extra credit is not offered in this course.
Grading summary and rubrics:
The Core Assessment paper will be due in week 6 and will be worth 20 points.
FINAL GRADING SCALE:
A = 90-100
B = 80-89
C = 70-79
D = 60-69
F = 0-59
This scale will be strictly followed.
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