1 COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS 291 MINOR PROGRAM: 23 hours are required for the teaching minor in Social Science. Required courses are ECO 285, HIS 292, GGR 251, PS 140, and ECI 430. The additional 9 hours are chosen in consultation with the advisor from two appropriate social science disciplines. SS: SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSE Graduate Courses SS 702 Seminar: Social Science Teaching Methodologies (3). SS 703 Research Seminar in Social Science (3). SS 796 Internship (3-6). SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE Faculty: M. Zahn, Departmental Chair; A. Brown, D. Degher, R. Delaney, M. Dominguez, R. Fernandez, C. Goodluck, E. Gonzales-Santin, S. Hadden, G. Hughes, M. Kanan, F. Karlstrom, G. Ladhoff, W. Lucas, K. Mahmoudi, D. McKell, E. Rybnicek, P. Schiller, R. Skeen, H. Smith, H. Widdison. SOCIOLOGY Objectives The program is designed to instruct future sociologists; to prepare practitioners in the various social services; to develop in all students a general sociological understanding and perspective with which to evaluate, understand, and interpret the behavior of persons and groups in society and rapid contemporary social change. Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science MAJOR IN SOCIOLOGY: The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees require 35 semester hours in sociology. Requirements include: the sociology core SOC 150, 351, 352, 353, 355; a statistics course (SOC 255, MAT 270 or PSY 201); the University Liberal Studies Program; and additional hours to complete 125 semester hours to be chosen in consultation with the advisor. For the Bachelor of Arts degree a two year college level language proficiency is required. EXTENDED MAJOR IN SOCIOLOGY: Fifty-three semester hours in sociology and related areas are required in a coherent program designed to meet the needs of an individual student; at least 35 of these hours must be in sociology. The program includes the requirements listed under the major program above. Students with a general interest in the study of human behavior, students looking forward to graduate work in sociology, law, the ministry and similar professions or students who elect the sociology major as a background to business will take the basic courses listed above for the major, and 20 additional hours in sociology including a minimum of 15 hours to be selected from the following courses: SOC 214, 215, 217, 312, 314, 315, 318, 412, 414, 417, 419, 440, and 441. MAJOR AND EXTENDED MAJOR IN APPLIED SOCIOLOGY: The major in Applied Sociology is designed to provide the student with opportunities to understand and apply problem solving processes within a community context, to understand problems and population groups of special concern to human service organizations, and to participate as an intern in a community service setting.
2 292 COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS The major and extended major in Applied Sociology include the same requirements as the major and extended major in Sociology. If the student elects the Applied Sociology extended major, the following two specific emphases are available: 1. Corrections: This emphasis is designed to prepare students for careers with federal, state, local, or private correctional agencies concerned with the prevention and treatment of crime and delinquency. Of special concern are those agencies working with and organizing services for law violators, parolees, drug abusers, and others defined as community problems. A student selecting the extended major emphasis in corrections will take the required 18 hours listed above for sociology majors and 18 additional hours including SOC 408, 411, 440, and 441. The remaining hours will include supporting course work in sociology, in criminal justice, and in related disciplines to be chosen in consultation with the advisor. 2. Social Planning: This emphasis is designed for those seeking careers in community planning and development, health planning and the organization of health services, and any community service systems requiring persons skilled in analysis, evaluation, proposal development, and research and report writing. A student selecting the extended major emphasis in social planning will take the required 18 hours listed above for sociology majors and 15 additional hours including SOC 231, 334, and 408. The remaining hours will include supporting course work in sociology and in related disciplines to be chosen in consultation with the advisor. Minor Programs SOCIOLOGY: Eighteen hours in sociology are required. GERONTOLOGY: The minor program is offered especially for students preparing for various human service careers. They will receive a basic understanding of the process of aging and the characteristics of the aged. Both the bio-physical and socio-cultural aspects of human aging are emphasized. Special emphasis is placed on the study of current policy issues in gerontology. Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge of aging to their major field of interest through practical field experiences in relating to the elderly. A minimum of 21 hours must be taken to complete this program. There are 9 hours of required courses: CRT 310, 360, and 410 with the remaining 12 hours as electives. Students are urged to take at least 3 hours of CRT 408. SOCIAL WORK The objectives of the Bachelor of Social Work program are to provide preparation for beginning generic professional social work practice which will enable the student to work effectively with a broad range of human services and client systems; to provide curriculum reflective of and sensitive to rural populations and indigenous cultures of Northern Arizona; and to provide an undergraduate base for the pursuit of graduate social work education at other institutions.
3 COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS 293 Bachelor of Social Work The program will comprise an extended major in the Department at Sociology and will not require a minor. It has five major components: (1) Professional Social Work Foundation: SW 220, 231, 324, 401, 420, 421, 422, 423, 427, and 408 for credit hours; (2) Sociology Core: SOC 150, 255, 351, 352, 353, and 355 for 18 credit hours; (3) Behavioral Science Cognate Courses: 18 credit hours of courses related to social work selected in consultation with an advisor, with SOC 204, 215 and ANT 406 required; (4) Liberal Studies: 44 credit hours with BIO 101, EFD 483, ANT 101 and HE 373 required; and (5) 11 credit hours of electives. CRIMINAL JUSTICE Objectives The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for careers in public and private law enforcement and corrections, both at an entry level and as supervisors and managers in public and private agencies. Bachelor of Science In addition to the general university requirements, students earning a degree in Criminal Justice must maintain a 2.00 grade point average in all courses taken in the major, using no more than two courses with grades of "D" to fulfill major requirements. CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJOR: The major consists of 42 hours of coursework. The criminal justice core consists of CJ 200, 300, 350, 370, 400, 450, 470, 480, PA 325, PA 327, or PS 420, PSY 335 or SOC 352, and SOC 355 or PSY 201. In addition to the 42 hours listed above, students must complete the University Liberal Studies Program, a minor of between 18 and 21 hours, and electives to fulfill the degree requirement of 125 hours. Strongly recommended liberal studies classes include SOC 150, PSY 150, and PS 140, developing a solid social science foundation from which to approach the criminal justice education experience. CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXTENDED MAJOR: Extended majors are available with emphasis in law enforcement, corrections, and private security. Students choosing an extended major are not required to complete a minor. LAW ENFORCEMENT: A 54-hour extended major, consisting of all requirements listed above, plus CJ 340, 445, SOC 421, 422, and 441. The Corrections Option is shared jointly with Sociology. PRIVATE SECURITY: A 54-hour extended major, consisting of all major requirements listed above, plus CJ 330, 420, 430, and IE 392. MERGED MAJORS WITH POLITICAL SCIENCE OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: A student wishing a major in either Political Science or Public Administration and Criminal Justice is required to complete 66 semester hours (33 hours in each). Students follow the program of study as indicated in this catalog for each major. The following courses are counted in both majors: PA 325, 326, 327; PSY 201 or SOC 255 or MAT 270.
4 Minor in Criminal Justice A minimum of 21 hours is required for a Criminal justice minor, including C) 200, 300, 320, 340, 350, 370, and 450. SOC: SOCIOLOGY COURSES SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology (3). Basic concepts and interpretations concerning social behavior; significance of a sociological perspective on the human experience. SOC 204 Sociology of Sex and Gender Roles (3). Roles and conditions of men and women compared in western industrial society; several sociological perspectives applied in explanation; directions of social change. SOC 210 Social Problems (3). Selected social problems in contemporary American society. SOC 214 World Population Patterns (3). Exploration of world population problems and patterns. Growth dynamics of world population regions will be examined with emphasis on Asia, Africa, and South/Central America. SOC 215 Racial and Ethnic Minorities (3). Characteristics of minority/dominant relationships, their formation, stabilization, and modification in terms of discrimination, segregation, conflict, power, and assimilation. SOC 217 The Family (3). Processes in courtship, marriage, and the family in contemporary America; cross-and subcultural comparison of family structure and socialization processes; historical antecedents and alternative systems. SOC 231 Planning for Human Services (3). Application of sociological, social work, management, and communication theory to interventive processes; change theory and social systems approaches emphasized and applied to programs of development and planned change; exploration of contrasting theoretical models as they imply differing strategies for change. SOC 255 Social Statistics (3). Statistical techniques are taught as they apply to the description and analysis of social data; measures of central tendency, dispersion, and association are presented together with appropriate inferential tests. SOC 301 Topics in Contemporary Social Problems (3). Study of selected social issues in western industrial society. May be repeated for credit with a different content, nine hours maximum. SOC 304 Contemporary Women's Issues (3). The emergence and development of the women's movement; current issues; contrasting approaches to social action from liberal and radical feminists. SOC 312 Complex Organizations (3). Analysis of the nature of organizations; major work roles, labor unions; theoretical models; bureaucracy in modern society. SOC 313 Sociology of Education (3). The educational institution in social context; perspectives on learning; impact of bureacratization, professionalization, inequality, and the conflict over the appropriate role of public education; social change affecting and effect by schools. SOC 314 Urban Sociology (3). Analysis of the development of cities, of classical and current urban theory, and problems and organizational trends in unban life. SOC 315 American Society and the Indian American (3). Study of contemporary status of American Indians in the United States with emphasis on those of the Southwest; policies and events leading to present conditions; possible future directions and their implications for the nation. SOC 316 Sociology of Sexuality (3). Sources and modes of sexual socialization and the impact of sexual roles on relationships ranging from impersonal to intimate.
5 COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS 295 SOC 317 The Social Life Cycle (1). A series of 1 hour minicourses covering the special social situation and problems of persons within six different age groups; topics are: Childhood, Adolescence, Marriage, Middle Years, Aging, Dying; the courses may be taken independently or in any combination. May be taken in each topic for a total of 6 hours. SOC 318 Medical Sociology (3). Health care from the sociological perspective, with special emphasis on the patient as a person in an overall life situation; place of medicine in society; the social organization of health care; the social rules and roles of health; special concerns of medicine, nursing, and health. SOC 334 Community Processes (3). Community as a social system; emphasis on problem solving processes. SOC 340 Correctional Systems (3). Survey of correctional strategies with special attention given to theories of punishment; management of criminal offenders in the criminal justice system, and assessment of rehabilitation strategies. SOC 351 Development of Sociological Thought (3). Traces the development of sociological thought and its relation to contemporary sociological theory. SOC 352 Social Psychology: Sociological Perspective (3). Individual and group behavior; processes of social interaction; social influences and attraction; and the development of the self and social order. SOC 353 Social Stratification (3). Types and consequences of social inequality; social class, status, and power as determinants of behavior, values, and life chances; social mobility in modern society. SOC 355 Research Methods (3). Exercises in hypothesis construction and testing, design of experiments, collection and analysis of social data, presentation of research results. SOC 408 Internship (3-12). Application of theory, skill and knowledge of applied sociology in direct human service settings. Prerequisite: Senior Standing. SOC 412 Political Sociology (3). Sociological analysis of the political order relating political behavior to social contexts and social structure. SOC 414 Population Demography and Ecology (3). Basic demographic processes and their relationship to social and cultural influences; methods and theories of sociology applied to the study of the vital processes; spatial arrangements in society and the spatial aspects of population phenomena. SOC 417 Sociology of Child Development (3). Issues affecting children in modern society; community, class, peer group and family influences on child development; social structure and emerging personal organization. SOC 418 Death, Grief, and Bereavement (3). Exploration of aging, death and dying from the sociological perspective; meaning of death, modern technology and death, grief and mourning, funerals and cemeteries, wills and euthanasia. SOC 419 Sociological Theory (3). Emergence of sociology; development of contemporary theories; trends in theory formation and analysis; discussion and critical evaluation of contemporary theory. SOC 440 Crime, law and Society (3). Analysis of the origins and development of law and social control agencies; structural theory of the origins of crime and criminality. SOC 441 Deviance (3). Interactionist perspective is used in examining the social reaction to deviance; subcultural deviance is also examined. SOC 445 Community Based Corrections (3). Analysis of community based correctional systems including probation, parole, diversion programs, and community treatment centers; intervention technique and strategies for reintegrating criminal offenders into the community.
6 296 COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS SOC 510 Sociology of Sport and Leisure (3). Graduate Courses SOC 525 Sociology of the Disadvantaged (3). SOC 528 Sociology of Mental Health (3). SOC 610 Seminar in Sociology (3). SOC 612 Sociology of Education (3). SOC 616 Group Structure and Behavior (3). SOC 619 The Sociological Imagination (3). SOC 630 Social Policy (3). SOC 631 Advanced Planning for Human Services (3). SOC 632 Applications in Social Planning (3). SOC 640 Theories and Trends in Criminology (3). SOC 641 Theories of Deviance (3). SOC 642 Theories of Social Control (3). SOC 650 Sociological Concepts (3). SOC 651 Applied Sociological Theory (3). SOC 654 Qualitative Research Methods (3). SOC.655 Applied Social Research Methods and Design (3). SOC 656 Program Evaluation (3). SOC 660 Social Gerontology (3). SOC 661 Methods of Demographic Research (3). SOC 696 Internship (3-9). SOC 699 Thesis (1-6). CRT: GERONTOLOGY COURSES CRT 310 Bio Physical Aging (3). A survey of current theories on biological mechanisms of aging, examining the manifestations at the systemic, cellular, and sufacellular levels; correlation of these observations to human aging. Prerequisite: one course in college level biology. CRT 360 Socio-Cultural Aging (3). Comparative analysis of the social and cultural theories of aging; study of the development of social and economic policies relating to the elderly in modern societies; comparative analysis of societal attitudes and relationships with the elderly in various cultural settings. CRT 408 Internship (3-12). Application of theory, skill, and knowledge of social gerontology in direct social service settings. CRT 410 Seminar on Current Gerontology Issues (3). Current theoretical and policy questions being raised about the physical, social, and/or cultural aspects of aging.