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SOCI500 - Social Theory in Action

Course Details

Course Code: SOCI500 Course ID: 5065 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course integrates classical and contemporary sociological theory through application. Students will explore epistemology, examining theory as a framework for studying society. Students will focus on key sociological theories that apply to their research topic interests.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session
11/25/19 - 05/01/20 05/04/20 - 06/28/20 Spring 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

1. Describe key sociological theories

2. Evaluate how theory applies to specific, applied research

3. Examine interdisciplinary applications for sociological theory

*Note: Successful completion of the sociology graduate program requires a portfolio with artifacts from your courses. Save all of the assignments you submit in class, whether they are marked as an artifact or not, for use in your portfolio at the end of the program. Depending on when you complete SOCI698, your past courses and assignments may no longer be accessible to you.*

NameGrade %
Assignments 60.00 %
Assignment 1: Course Project Proposal 20.00 %
Assignment 2: Annotated Bibliography 20.00 %
Assignment 3: Course Project *Portfolio Artifact* 20.00 %
Forums 40.00 %
Week 1 Forum 5.00 %
Week 2 Forum 5.00 %
Week 3 Forum 5.00 %
Week 4 Forum 5.00 %
Week 5 Forum 5.00 %
Week 6 Forum 5.00 %
Week 7 Forum 5.00 %
Week 8 Forum 5.00 %

All course materials are free and provided in our Library. Link to our eReserve page in the Library and select this course to access your materials.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author:No Author Specified
Book Title:Social Theory Re-Wired: New Connections to Classical and Contemporary Perspectives, 2nd ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library and in the classroom in the Lessons section
Publication Info:Routledge
Unit Cost:$74.63

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.