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Sociology Department


Sociology embodies the essential values of a liberal arts education.

» Welcome to the Sociology Department!

Sociology studies the interaction and relationships among human groups and institutions and how behavior is shaped by these relationships. It examines how society maintains stability and how it changes,investigating both consensus and conflict among social groups. Sociology's subject matter consists of social institutions including family, work, religion, and social processes such as identity development, deviance and socialization. Sociology majors explore foundational ideas about the nature of society, are introduced to key subfields of the discipline, and acquire fundamental research and analysis skills to carry out their own inquiries. The department's faculty members emphasize empirical work in a number of subfields including applied and community sociology, the family, health and medicine, law and society, international and global sociology, gender, the sociology of religion, qualitative and quantitative research methods and cultural anthropology.

Sociology embodies the essential values of a liberal arts education in its emphasis on analysis and problem solving, comparative thinking, writing and critical inquiry. In providing such skills, sociology is a good background for professions in teaching, medicine, social work, law, business and social justice. Finally, sociology provides the breadth of theoretical and methodological training for advanced graduate work in all the behavioral sciences. Click here for the 2016-2017 Sociology course catalog »

+ - Law, Justice and Social Control Minor

The minor in Law, Justice and Social Control provides students with an opportunity to examine key areas of law and social control as well as explore selected aspects of social justice. After completing three required courses to introduce them to the basis for law and social control, students are allowed to select from a wide variety of courses that span the disciplines of sociology, political science, psychology, philosophy and forensics. This flexibility allows students to tailor their minor to their own unique interest in the broad area of law and social control. Law, Justice and Social Control Minor »

+ - Anthropology Minor

The minor in Anthropology at Chapman University focuses on Cultural Anthropology; the study of shared meanings gives us tools for relating across cultures and understanding our rich heritages and traditions. It is a perfect partner for those pursuing degrees in Sociology, Business, Film, or Natural and Physical Sciences. We interact with people from all over the world in our professional lives. Anthropology provides tools that are essential for success whether you are providing services, doing business, marketing or researching. Cultural Anthropology implements Chapman University's commitment to Global Citizenship. Anthropology Minor »

+ - Women's Studies Minor

The women's and gender studies minor provides an overview of the interdisciplinary approaches to the study of women and gender inequality; cultural representations of women and their social roles; and the social axes of gender, race, class and sexuality. The minor provides students with a broad, interdisciplinary framework for analyzing social practices related to gender as well as the impact on their own lives. Women's Studies Minor »

+ - 2018 Interterm & 2018 Spring Schedules

Interterm

Course Sec Title Days Start End Faculty
ANTH 102 1 Cultural Anthropology MTWTH 1 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Paul Apodaca
ANTH 102 2 Cultural Anthropology MTWTH 4 p.m. 6:45 p.m. Amanda Moore
ANTH 211 1 Visual Culture MTWTH 7 p.m. 9:45 p.m. Kara Miller
ANTH 335 1 Anthropology of Space/Place TWTH 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Stephanie Takaragawa
SOC 225 1 Social Stratification MTWTH 1 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Victoria Carty
SOC 326 1 Mind, Self, & Soc in Tibet
(Jan. 16 - 26, 2018)
Travel
Course
    Bernard McGrane
SOC 370 1 Race and Ethnicity MTWTH 1 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Mikel Hogan

SOC 383

1 Sociology of Deviant Behavior MTWTH 1 p.m. 3:45 p.m. Christopher Bader

 

Spring

 Course Sec  Title/Faculty Day(s) Start  End End   
ANTH 102 1 Cultural Anthropology/Amanda Moore MWF 11 a.m. 11:50 a.m. 11:50 AM  
ANTH 102 2 Cultural Anthropology/Amanda Moore MWF 12 p.m. 12:50 p.m. 12:50 p.m.  
ANTH 102 3 Cultural Anthropology/Joshua Liashenko TH 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
ANTH 102 4 Cultural Anthropology/Joshua Liashenko TTH 4 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m.  
ANTH 102 5 Cultural Anthropology/Joshua Liashenko TTH 5:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.  
ANTH 211 1 Visual Culture/Kara Miller W 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
ANTH 282 1 Folklore/Paul Apodaca MW  1 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m.  
ANTH 296 1 Indians and Film/Paul Apodaca MW 4 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m.  
ANTH 301 1 Ethnographic Fieldwork/Stephanie Takaragawa TTH 1 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m.  
ANTH 321 1 Archaeology/Barbara L. Smith TTH  10 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 11:15 AM  
ANTH 329 1 Embodied Futures/Kara Miller W 4 p.m. 6:50 p.m. 6:50 p.m.  
ANTH 329 2 Viral Utopias: Hype and Discontent in (On/Off)Line Communities/Kyle Harp-Rushing TTH 8:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 9:45 AM  
ANTH 396 1 Indians of California/Paul Apodaca MW 2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  
SOC 329 2 Experimental Image & Marketing of Cities/Joel Kotkin M 4 p.m. 6:50 p.m. 6:50 p.m.  
HUM 310 1 Theoretical Foundations of Latinx and Latin American Studies/Ruben Espinoza TTH 11:30 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m.  
HUM 313 1 Community Based Research Methods in Latinx Studies/Ruben Espinoza TTH 2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  
SOC 354 1 Non-Violent Social Change/Lisa Leitz TTH 2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  
SOC 359 1 Terrorism and War in the Media/Asiya Daud MW 1 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m.  
SOC 101 1 Introduction to Sociology/Marc Voss MWF 12 p.m. 12:50 p.m. 12:50 p.m.  
SOC 101 2 Introduction to Sociology/Linda Yellin TTH 1 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m.  
SOC 101 3 Introduction to Sociology/CK Magliola MWF 10 a.m. 10:50 a.m. 10:50 AM  
SOC 101 4 Introduction to Sociology/CK Magliola MWF 11 a.m. 11:50 a.m. 11:50 AM  
SOC 101 5 Introduction to Sociology/Ashley Kranjac TTH 8:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 9:45 AM  
SOC 201 1 Intro to Research Methods/Cyrus Mohammadian MW 1 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m.  
SOC 201 2 Intro to Research Methods/Cyrus Mohammadian MW 2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  
SOC 204 1 Marriage and the Family/Patricia See MW 2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  
SOC 204 2 Marriage and the Family/Patricia See MW 4 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m.  
SOC 211 1 Social Problems/Esther Castillo MWF 9 a.m. 9:50 a.m. 9:50 AM  
SOC 211 2 Social Problems/Marc Voss MWF 11 a.m. 11:50 a.m. 11:50 AM  
SOC 225 1 Social Inequalities/Stratification/Esther Castillo MWF 11 a.m. 11:50 a.m. 11:50 AM  
SOC 229 1 Sociology Forum/Pat See W 12 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m.  
SOC 301 1 Field Research/Tekle Woldemikael T 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
SOC 305 1 Social Theory/Edson Cruz TTH 8:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 9:45 AM  
SOC 305 2 Social Theory/Edson Cruz TTH 10 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 11:15 AM  
SOC 307 1 Survey Research/Linda Yellin T 4 p.m. 6:50 p.m. 6:50 p.m.  
SOC 312 1 Sociology of Religion/Christopher Bader TTH 1 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m.  
SOC 329 1 Sociology Forum/Pat See W 12 p.m. 1 p.m. 1 p.m.  
SOC 330 1 Foundations of Criminal Justice/Ed Day TTH 8:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 9:45 AM  
SOC 332 1 Crime, Justice and Globalization T 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
SOC 335 1 Society and the Environment/Sheila Steinberg W 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
SOC 345 1 Social Psychology/Bernard McGrane TTH 10 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 11:15 AM  
SOC 345 2 Social Psychology/Hector Martinez TTH 5:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.  
SOC 347 1 Topics in Literature & Cultural Studies: Post Colonial Women Writers/CK Magliola TTH 2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  
SOC 370 1 Race and Ethnicity/Hector Martinez TTH 2:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.  
SOC 371 1 Sociology of Human Sexuality/Bernard McGrane TTH 11:30 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m.  
SOC 383 1 Sociology of Deviant Behavior/Christopher Bader T 4 p.m. 6:50 p.m. 6:50 p.m.  
SOC 385 1 Medical Sociology/Ashley Kranjac TTH 10 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 11:15AM  
SOC 385 2 Medical Sociology/Bridgette Blebu F 1 p.m. 3:50 p.m. 3:50 p.m.  
SOC 393 1 Child Abuse/Gail Dratch TH 4 p.m. 6:50 p.m. 6:50 p.m.  
SOC 410 1 Victimless Crimes/Mikel Hogan TH 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
SOC 492A 1 Social Work Field/Practicum/Gail Dratch W 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
SOC 492B 1 Seminar Internship/Patricia See MW 5:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m.  
SOC 497 1 Senior Thesis Project/Lynn Horton M 7 p.m. 9:50 p.m. 9:50 p.m.  
SOC 497 2 Senior Thesis Project/Pete Simi T 4 p.m. 6:50 p.m. 6:50 p.m.  
WMST 101 1 Intro to Women's Studies/CK Magliola TTH 11:30 a.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m.  
WMST 498 1 Women's Studies Senior Seminar/CK Magliola F 1 p.m. 3:50 p.m. 3:50 p.m.  

Contact Us!

Sociology Department

Roosevelt Hall, 210
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

Department Chair

L. Edward Day, Ph.D.
lday@chapman.edu

Department Assistant
Lenae Wilson
lenaewilson@chapman.edu

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