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All courses on this list are open to Alumni. Community members are eligible to take the courses listed below that are offered on the campus nearest to them. For information about eligibility, please visit our Community Audit page.

The following is a guide to Tufts University Summer Session undergraduate and graduate course numbers:

  • 0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
  • 0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
  • 0200 & Up: strictly graduate

Notes:

  • Some course descriptions contain Tufts University information pertaining to fall and spring offerings of the same course. Where possible, summer specific information has been provided.
  • Pre-requisite and prior study/learning recommendations are indicated in course descriptions. Students who do not attend Tufts in the fall or spring terms should pay attention to these indications when making course selections. If you have questions, contact the instructor or sponsoring department.

This schedule is subject to change.

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Title:   Introduction to Sociology      

Course Number:      SOC 0001B
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: East Hall 113A

Course Description:
(Cross-listed as AMER 14) Basic concepts for the systematic study of human interaction and social structure. Social groups, categories, and modern complex social systems. Deviance, social change, and system maintenance. Values, norms, socialization, roles, stratification, and institutions. Sociological analysis of selected areas of social life, such as the family, religion, large-scale organizations, minority relations, mass communications, and crime.

  

Instructor: Caitlin Slodden

Offered in: Second session
Class Dates: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 to Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Day(s): MW           Times: 9:00 AM-12:30 PM                     
Status: Open

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