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Alexes Harris
SOC 401
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Sociology

Selected topics of contemporary interest taught by a sociologist active in the field. Topics vary and may be substantive, theoretical, or methodological.

Class description

Research on the intersection of race, sports and higher education

Student learning goals

Have a broader understanding of the intercollegiate world

Understand the interplay between race and gender stereotypes and their effects on the treatment of individuals in those groups

Be familiar with study design and data collection for research

Be able to collect and analyze data related to race, athletics and higher education (observational, surveys, interviews, and available data sets)

Be experienced in working with teams to collect and analyze data and to summarize and present research results

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Sociology major

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Alexes Harris
Date: 03/31/2014