Sociology 4000S/E is a course that links high-achieving students with local businesses to address a service-based goal through research, culminating in a written report presented both to business leaders and academically. The Sociology department is uniquely situated to host this course because this discipline combines research techniques with a broader understanding of the social world and group dynamics.
You will have:
- Opportunities to collaborate with local businesses on a service-based project
- Hands-on experiences in local industry
- Access to iPads to facilitate your work
- Opportunities to market and apply your classroom skills in an applied setting
- Opportunities to work in small teams and have leadership roles
- Opportunities to present your work both academically and in a business setting
- Support for publishing research in scholarly journals
- Support for creating an academic poster
- Class time to work on research and get feedback from your peers
This course fulfills one requirement for Sociology and Criminology majors:
3 credit hours may count to fulfill the Integrated Elective requirement
3 credit hours count as a major elective
Sociology/Criminology majors can take an additional semester of this course and count it as a GE "open option" course.
Non-Sociology/Criminology majors may count this course as a GE "open option" course.
For questions, contact Dr. Andrew Martin .