|Applied Sociology Seminar|
|APPL SOC SEM|
|CLASS CODE:||SOC 293||CREDITS: 1|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||This course is designed to introduce students to the sociology major and provide them professional preparation for continuing scholarship and careers.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||This course is designed to introduce students to the sociology major and provide them professional preparation for continuing scholarship and careers.
Research, career opportunities, graduate school, vitas, senior research seminar and internships.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Prepare a personal vita.
2. Describe the purposes of the undergraduate courses offered in this program.
3. Explain the process and purpose of the sociology internship and the senior research project.
4. Identify ways that they can use their upcoming upper-division courses to prepare for their internships and senior research projects.
5. Identify possible graduate programs they would like to join.
6. Explain the importance of graduate school and how to increase the possibility of their acceptance into a program.
7. Describe career and professional opportunities for sociologists within and outside of academia.
8. Engage in scholarly library research.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Attendance is mandatory and participation determines your grade.
There may be some short readings or assignments to prepare for class discussions or as homework.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|