SYA 6018 Classical Social Theories 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Sociological theory from its inception in the early 19th century to about 1930. The ideas of Comte, Spencer, Marx, Weber, Simmel, Durkheim, Pareto, Mead, and others.

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SYA 6126 Contemporary Sociological Theory 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The study of modern sociological theories, roughly 1930 to the present.

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SYA 6315 Qualitative Research Methods 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Fieldwork, observation, participant observation, and other qualitative data-collection and analysis techniques.

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SYA 6407 Quantitative Research Methods 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Applying selected quantitative methods to sociological research problems. Extensive practice applying the methods.

Prerequisite: STA 6126.

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SYA 6905 Individual Work 1-4 Credits, Max 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Work on subjects not available in currently offered courses.

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SYA 6910 Supervised Research 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Research

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SYA 6942 Applied Social Research Project 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Supervised individual or team applied research project.

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SYA 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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SYA 7933 Special Study in Sociology 3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Special Study in Sociology

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SYA 7979 Advanced Research 1-12 Credits, Max 24 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

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SYA 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits, Max 24 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

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SYD 6517 Seminar in Environment and Society 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey of sociological topics important for interdisciplinary environmental science.

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SYD 6518 Core Issues in Environmental and Resource Sociology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Addressing the origins and current status of Environmental and Resource Sociology (ERS), central theoretical debates among ER sociologists, and focal topics of concern to ER sociologists, with emphasis on ERS topics current among ER sociologists at the University of Florida.

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SYD 6706 Racial and Ethnic Relations 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Overview of racial-ethnic oppression, stratification, and conflict in the U.S.

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SYD 6807 Sociology of Gender 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theoretical and empirical literature about social construction of gender. Overview of key literature.

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SYD 6825 Men and Masculinities 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

How men's life course influences and is affected by the gendered social order. How masculinities are constructed in diverse contexts.

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SYD 7801 Reproduction and Gender 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Key reproductive issues in a U.S. context. The gendered nature of the reproductive realm. How cultural and social structures shape individuals' feelings, thinking, and actions in terms of specific reproductive choices.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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SYO 6126 Family Theories 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Relationships, families, and households (RFH) from a social science (SS) perspective. Aims to synthesize elements of social theory, social research, and social policy.

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SYO 6175 Topics in Family Research 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Seminar on major empirical approaches to analyzing family relationships.

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SYO 6407 Health Disparities 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Health needs of vulnerable populations in the United States of America.

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SYO 6535 Social Inequality 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The unequal distribution among individuals and groups of wealth, power, and prestige. The effect of class systems on society. The effect of class membership on individuals. Social mobility.

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SYP 6735 Sociology of Aging and the Life Course 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Social and personal conditions of post-retirement years. Family and housing patterns, income, leisure, health, group processes, and evaluation of institutional care of the aged.

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