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Sociology and Social Welfare course catalog
PAUL CROLL, Associate Professor, Chair
B.A., Northwestern; Ph.D., Minnesota
PETER KIVISTO, Professor, Richard A. Swanson Professor of Social Thought
B.A., Michigan; M.Div.,Yale; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research
FATIMA SATTAR, Assistant Professor
B.A., Aurora University; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A., Ph.D., Boston College
MARSHA SMITH, Professor
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue
Major in Sociology
30 credits, including SOC-100, SOC-340, SOC-419, SOC-420, 9 additional credits in sociology, plus 9 additional credits in sociology, anthropology, or social welfare.
Major in Sociology with a Concentration in Social Welfare
The Social Welfare program examines societal responses to human needs and social problems. Courses evaluate systems and services established to provide for basic human needs and to enhance social functioning. Students address issues such as mental and physical health, crime, child and family welfare, and poverty. See below for Social Welfare course descriptions and the requirements for a major in Sociology with a concentration in Social Welfare and policy.
30 credits, including SOC-100, SOC-340, SOC-419, SOC-420, SOCW-160, SOCW-220, SOCW-360 and 9 additional credits in social welfare, anthropology, or sociology.
Minor in Sociology
18 credits, including SOC-100, SOC-340, plus four additional sociology, anthropology or social welfare courses at least one of which is at the 300 level or higher.