New Course Proposal

The following new course proposal has been submitted to the Faculty Senate Office for review and approval and is listed here for faculty review and comment. Comments on any new course proposal should be submitted to Ernest May, secretary of the Faculty Senate, at senate@senate.umass.edu.

SOCIOL 348 “Conformity and Deviance” 4 credits; Instructor: Janice Irvine; Examines the social processes of rule-making and rule-breaking, and how categories of “normal” and “deviance” change historically. Examines theories of conformity and deviance, using topics such as sexuality and politics. Prerequisites: A 100-level Sociology course.