Spring 2023  |  SOC 3411W Section 001: Organizations and Society (65595)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
UMNTC Liberal Education Requirement
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/17/2023 - 05/01/2023
Tue, Thu 11:15AM - 12:30PM
UMTC, West Bank
Enrollment Status:
Open (0 of 60 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
This course introduces undergraduates to contemporary theories and debates about formal organizations in an international context, including such forms as large corporations, small businesses, public bureaucracies, nonprofits, voluntary associations, social movement organizations, terrorist networks and counterterror organizations. prereq: 1001 recommended; soc majors/minors must register A-F
Class Notes:
Click this link for more detailed course information: http://classinfo.umn.edu/?knoke001+SOC3411W+Spring2023
Class Description:
This course introduces undergraduates to contemporary theories and debates about formal organizations in an international context, including such forms as large corporations, small businesses, public bureaucracies, nonprofits, voluntary associations, social movement organizations.
Grading:
Writing Intensive course with short writing assignments and a longer course paper. Instructor feedback provided on partial draft of the course paper. Course grade is based on 3 assignments (20% each) and course paper (40%).. A service learning component is available. An honors option and a sociology major senior paper option are also available.
Exam Format:
No exams.
Class Format:
Lectures (60%), small group discussions and role-playing exercises (20%), videos (15%), and guest speakers (5%).
Workload:
About 30-40 pages of articles or book chapter reading per week. 20-25 pages of writing per semester.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/65595/1233
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
21 October 2016

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