Search Courses | List Courses

Schedule of Classes - Office of the Registrar

Note: Status, Max Enroll, and Seats Available information contained in the Schedule of Classes below is real-time, and all other information is updated hourly. To view real-time class listings, please see the BearWeb "Look Up Classes" option (requires student ID number and PIN).
[-]

Baylor University is constantly looking for ways to improve and enhance your educational experience. We recognize that transparency to your total cost of education, including course materials, is key in your educational and financial planning. With that in mind, the Baylor bookstore offers a variety of solutions including the cost of new, used, digital and rental course materials, directly on the online Schedule of Classes - simply click the links in each section offering.



2012 -Fall

College of Arts & Sciences (AS)

Sociology (SOC)


SOC 1305
Intro to Sociology
1305   Introduction to Sociology                                            TCCNS: SOCI 1301
   An introductory survey course including basic concepts in the field of sociology, the relationship of the individual to culture and to the group, and major social institutions. Credit may not be earned for this course if credit is earned in SOC 1105, 1106, and 1107.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open1321N/A13508TR0930AM - 1045AMDRAPER 1163Regular
View BooksChristopher M. PieperGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Closed360N/A29051TR1230PM - 0145PMDRAPER 3413Regular
View BooksWes HinzeGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
03Open2501N/A13510TR1100AM - 1215PMDRAPER 1723Regular
View BooksKevin D. DoughertyGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
04Open701N/A13511TR1230PM - 0145PMDRAPER 3453Regular
View BooksKathryn M. MuellerGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
05Closed1320N/A13512MWF0905AM - 0955AMDRAPER 1163Regular
View BooksCassidy J CooperGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
06Open702N/A13513MWF1010AM - 1100AMDRAPER 3453Regular
View BooksPhil DavignonGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
07Open701N/A14596MWF1115AM - 1205PMDRAPER 3453Regular
View BooksWes HinzeGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
08Open13274N/A28982MWF1220PM - 0110PMDRAPER 1163Regular
View BooksKathy KreyGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
09Open1755N/A24076MWF0125PM - 0215PMDRAPER 1723Regular
View BooksCarson MenckenGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
IE1Closed00N/A28690----- 3Regular
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
For International Exchange students only


SOC 2310
Intro to Gender Studies
2310   Introduction to Gender Studies
   The impact of gender in the social world, emphasizing social and cultural forces, as well as the impact of biological factors shaping gender.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open365N/A24077W0230PM - 0515PMDRAPER 3413Regular
View BooksKathryn M. MuellerGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 3305
Intro to Gerontology
3305   Introduction to Gerontology  (Cross-listed as GRT 3305 and SWO 3305)
   An examination of aging in relation to sociology, psychology, biology, law, political science, literature, religion, recreation, and health.  Special emphasis is placed on seeking ways to improve the quality of life for persons over thirty-five.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Cancelled00N/A27998----- 3Regular
STAFF
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Cancelled00N/A28444----- 3Regular
STAFF
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
03Closed210N/A28471TR0930AM - 1045AMGOEBEL 1103Regular
View BooksNatalee G. OliverGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 3311
Race, Class & Gender
3311   Race, Class, and Gender  (Cross-listed as AMS 3311 and SWO 3311)
   Race, class, gender, ethnicity, and the dynamics of their interrelationships in United States society.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open277N/A24078TR0930AM - 1045AMDRAPER 3413Regular
View BooksJerry Z. ParkGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 3354
Marriage & the Family
3354   Marriage and the Family  (Cross-listed as SWO 3354)
   Contemporary family life styles are presented from a sociopsychological viewpoint with stress on personal awareness, growth, and satisfaction in interpersonal relations. Topics include dating, mate selection, communication, sexual adjustment, parenting, cohesion and adaptability, and divorce.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Closed1000N/A13614MWF1115AM - 1205PMDRAPER 1163Regular
View BooksMartha G. ShermanGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Open7545N/A13617MWF0125PM - 0215PMDRAPER 1163Regular
View BooksJeremy E. UeckerGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 3360
Juvenile Delinquency
3360   Juvenile Delinquency  (Cross-listed as SWO 3360)
   A study of delinquency in a changing society, with emphasis on social causes and methods of control.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open331N/A20609MWF1220PM - 0110PMDRAPER 3413Regular
View BooksRandy JacobsGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 3361
Extreme Deviance
3361   Extreme Deviance
Prerequisite(s): Upper-level standing.
   An overview of deviant belief systems, touching upon the definition of deviance, the methodological issues surrounding the study of deviance, and the theories used to explain deviant behavior.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open7036N/A20213MWF1220PM - 0110PMDRAPER 3453Regular
View BooksJenna M GriebelGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 3402
Social Statistics
3402   Social Statistics  (Cross-listed as ANT 3402)  
Prerequisite(s): SOC 1305, ANT 2304 or ANT 2305; or consent of instructor.
   An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics for social science majors. Development of skills in research data analysis. (3-3) (Fee)
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open297N/A13595MWF1115AM - 1205PMDRAPER 3410 - 4Regular
View BooksAndy PagelGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
AOpen297N/A13598W1220PM - 0110PMDRAPER 2000 - 4Laboratory
View BooksJeffrey A TamburelloGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4303
Applied Sociology Internship
4303   Applied Sociology Internship
Prerequisite(s): SOC 1305, 3402 and consent of instructor.
   Field experience in applied social research: theory construction, population and sample identification, data collection, statistical analysis, and research report presentation.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
02Closed50N/A17269----- 3Practicum
View BooksKyle W. IrwinGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4311
Sociology of Sport
4311   Sociology of Sport (Cross-listed as HP 4372)
   See HP 4372 for course information.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Closed210N/A18390MWF0905AM - 0955AMDRAPER 3413Regular
View BooksRandy JacobsGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Closed200N/A21953MWF1010AM - 1100AMDRAPER 3413Regular
View BooksRandy JacobsGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4315
Sociology of Education
4315   Sociology of Education                                      
   Structure and functioning of the social organization of the school in light of the goals to be achieved. The interrelationships of education with other institutions will be examined. Consideration will also be given to social psychological processes as they operate in the school setting.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open2011N/A22438TR1100AM - 1215PMDRAPER 3503Regular
View BooksPatricia H. TolbertGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4352
Criminology
4352   Criminology  (Cross-listed as SWO 4352)                                              
   Crime, criminals, and the correctional system in America. Emphasis is given to the effects of crime on the social order.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open6022N/A13623MWF0125PM - 0215PMDRAPER 3453Regular
View BooksShanna L GranstraGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Cancelled00N/A26233----- 3Regular
STAFF
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4353
Sociology of Medicine
4353   Sociology of Medicine  (Cross-listed as MH 4353)      
Prerequisite(s): Upper-level standing; or consent of instructor.
   A sociological examination of health, illness, and the social organization of medical care in the United States. Consideration is given to race, class, gender, and age as factors influencing health, illness, and the delivery of medical care.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Closed140N/A24080T0230PM - 0530PMDRAPER 3503Regular
View BooksDiana KendallGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4381
Methods of Social Research
4381   Methods of Social Research                                  
Prerequisite(s): SOC 1305, 3402; and three semester hours of mathematics.
   Basic methods and techniques used in social research.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open3621N/A18770TR1100AM - 1215PMDRAPER 3413Regular
View BooksSung Joon JangGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4391
Social Theory
4391   Social Theory                                              
Prerequisite(s): Senior status and nine semester hours in sociology including
SOC 1305.
   Social theory from its origins in philosophy to current efforts at theory construction. Particular schools are critically evaluated, and recent convergences in social anthropology, sociology, and social psychology are noted.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open7049N/A13522TR0930AM - 1045AMDRAPER 3453Regular
View BooksPaul D. FroeseGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 4395
Aging and Mental Health
4395   Aging and Mental Health  (Cross-listed as SWO 4395 and GRT 4395)
   See SWO 4395 for course information.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open104N/A27999T0500PM - 0730PM811WSH 3203Regular
View BooksJim EllorGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 43C9
Senior Colloquium
43C9   Senior Colloquium                                          
Prerequisite(s): SOC 1305, 3402, 4381, 4391 and senior standing.
   A final overview of the major works of theory and research in sociology, including all subfields, and involving all sociology professors.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open2012N/A13523TR1230PM - 0145PMDRAPER 3503Regular
View BooksChristopher M. PieperGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 5312
Social Science Data Analysis
5312   Social Science Data Analysis  (Cross-listed as PSC 5312)                                
Prerequisite(s): SOC 1305, 2301 and 3402; or equivalents.
   This is a data-intensive course designed to acquaint students with the wide variety of available data types and sources for social science research. Students learn to access, analyze, and critique these various data types. In analyzing these data, we begin with simple univariate distributional statistics and progress through bivariate regression and correlation.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open61N/A15094MW1000AM - 1130AMDRAPER 3503Regular
View BooksCharles M. TolbertGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
Instructor approval required


SOC 5320
Seminar on the Community
5320   Seminar on the Community                                    
   Theories of community structure and dynamics, methods community analysis, and techniques for community change.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open105N/A28249M0200PM - 0500PMTBA TBA3Regular
View BooksRobyn L. DriskellGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 5326
Sem in Social Psychology
5326   Seminar in Social Psychology                                
   Various applications of social psychological research methodologies. A class project and/or individual research projects (including literature review, data collection and analysis, and conclusions) will be completed.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open102N/A28000W0200PM - 0500PMTBA TBA3Regular
View BooksKyle W. IrwinGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 5341
Intro to Sociology of Religion
5341   Introduction to Sociology of Religion                      
   Acceptance into the graduate program. Introduction to the main theories and empirical studies in the sociology of religion.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open105N/A20652T0200PM - 0500PMTBA TBA3Regular
View BooksPaul D. FroeseGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 5365
Criminological Theory
5365   Criminological Theory
Prerequisite(s): SOC 5391 or consent of instructor.
   Seminar on classical and contemporary theories of crime,
including deterrence, rational choice, social disorganization,
control, social learning, anomie, strain, labeling, conflict,
integrated, and developmental/life-course theories.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open103N/A28214T0200PM - 0500PMTBA TBA3Regular
View BooksSung Joon JangGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 5391
Adv Sociological Theory
5391   Advanced Sociological Theory                                
Prerequisite(s): SOC 4391; or consent of instructor.
   Seminar on recent developments in sociological theory. Discussions will include critical evaluation of major theoretical systems, the development and use of paradigms, and the process of theory construction.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open61N/A13536W0200PM - 0500PMTBA TBA3Regular
View BooksDiana KendallGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 5V71
Special Topics\Sociology
5V71   Special Topics in Sociology                                     1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
   Designed for students who wish to study with a professor in an area of sociology not covered by a formal course. Students will contract with professor regarding study and number of semester hours.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open11N/A28004----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
Instructor approval required
02Open11N/A28003----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
Instructor approval required
03Open11N/A28001----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
Instructor approval required
04Open11N/A28002----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
Instructor approval required


SOC 5V99
Thesis
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open54N/A13547----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksKevin D. DoughertyGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Open54N/A18788----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksKyle W. IrwinGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
03Open54N/A13549----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksMartha G. ShermanGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
04Open54N/A13551----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksRobyn L. DriskellGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
05Open54N/A13552----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksPaul D. FroeseGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
06Open55N/A13553----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
07Open55N/A13554----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 6083
Proseminar Sociology Religion
6083   Proseminar in the Sociology of Religion
Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in Department of Sociology's Ph.D. Program.
   This seminar aids students in professional development. Weekly speakers discuss current research, publishing, teaching, and important topics/events in the sociology of religion. The course is pass/fail and required of all students pursuing a Ph.D. with an emphasis in sociology of religion.  Course may be repeated 12 times.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open61N/A17250F0230PM - 0530PMDRAPER 3500Regular
View BooksCharles M. TolbertGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 6331
The Sociology of Religiosity
6331   The Sociology of Religiosity                                
Prerequisite(s): SOC 5341 or consent of instructor; acceptance into post-Master's program.
   Introduction to the measurement and definition of religiosity.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open104N/A28005R0200PM - 0500PMTBA TBA3Regular
View BooksJerry Z. ParkGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 6V37
Sociological of Knowledge
6V37   Special Topics in the Sociology of Religion              1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into post-Master's program.  Consent of instructor.
    Analysis of special topics in the sociology of religion. The course may be repeated once when the content varies.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open103N/A28358----- 1 - 3Regular
View BooksPeter L. BergerGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 6V71
Spec Top/Appl Sociology
6V71   Special Topics                                                         1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
    A social research project in selected areas of sociology. The project must be approved by the members of the graduate faculty supervising the student. A final journal-quality paper summarizing the research effort and findings must be submitted to the instructor. This course may be repeated up to six times for credit up to a total of eighteen semester hours provided the research area is different.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Closed20N/A28009----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksPaul D. FroeseGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Open11N/A28008----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
03Open11N/A28011----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
04Open11N/A28007----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
05Open11N/A28010----- 1 - 3Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 6V97
Seminar in Teaching
6V97   Seminar in Teaching                                                3 to 6 sem. hrs.
   Supervised teaching experience. The student will teach SOC 1305 under the supervision of a graduate faculty member. Lesson plans, syllabi, handouts, lecture examples, etc., will be discussed before and after classes.  Videotaping of selected classes will provide media for critique and growth.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open85N/A15687MW1200PM - 0130PMDRAPER 3503 - 6Regular
View BooksCharles M. TolbertGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012


SOC 6V99
Dissertation
6V99   Dissertation                                                              1 to 6 sem. hrs.
   Supervised research for the doctoral dissertation. A total of at least twelve semester hours is required for completion of the dissertation.
SectionStatusMax
Enroll
Seats
Available
Students
Waitlisted
CRNDaysTimeRoomCreditsActivity
01Open54N/A13571----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksRobyn L. DriskellGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
02Open54N/A13572----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksJerry Z. ParkGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
04Open54N/A13577----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksCarson MenckenGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
05Open54N/A13578----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksPaul D. FroeseGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
06Open55N/A13579----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
07Open55N/A13581----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
08Open55N/A13582----- 1 - 6Independent Study
View BooksSTAFFGet Books
Start Date: 08/20/2012; End Date: 12/12/2012
Summer at Baylor