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Rural Sociology (R SOC)

R SOC 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 499 (IL) Foreign Study--Rural Sociology (1-12) Study in selected countries of rural social institutions and current rural sociological problems.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 502 Use of Theory in Rural Sociology (3) Examine and evaluate metasociology of alternative theoretical systems applicable to rural society, with emphasis on American society.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 24 credits in sociology including 6 in rural sociology and 3 in sociological theory  

R SOC 508 Sociology of Agriculture (3) Sociological analysis of changes in the organization of agriculture and food systems in the United States and developing countries.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 513 Research Methods in Rural Social Sciences (3) Scientific method in planning and conducting research.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 514 Qualitative Research Methods (3) Learn core approaches for collecting, interpreting and analyzing qualitative data within rural sociology.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

R SOC 516 (CEDEV 516) Change in Rural Society (3) Social change in rural society, emphasizing prediction and control of the change process. Even years.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 517 (CEDEV 517) International Rural Social Change (3) Implications of planned change for international rural societies, considering basic structural constraints, known institutional linkages, and potential synergetic consequences.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 522 Data Analysis in Rural Sociology (1) Analysis of research data in rural sociology using computer library programs.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: or concurrent:AG 400  

R SOC 525 Fertility, Population Change, and Development (3) Fertility and population growth in less-developed countries; theories of fertility change, agricultural development, and population policies.
Effective: Summer 1987
Prerequisite: SOC 423 or prior work in population  

R SOC 530 Sociology and Demography of Poverty in the United States (3) An in-depth treatment of sociological and demographic dimensions of poverty in rural and urban areas of the United States.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 552 Theoretical Frameworks for Rural Community Research (3) Application of community theories to the study of communities in rural areas.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: CED 452  

R SOC 555 Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (3) Identification of the interrelationships and influence of human behavior and natural resources.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 573 Methods of Survey Data Analysis (3) Use of multivariate procedures in the analysis of survey data in the rural social sciences.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: AG 400  

R SOC 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 597G (WMNST 597G) Gender, Justice, and Environment (3) This course will examine how gender and environment are tied to national and international struggles for justice and sustainability. We will explore gender issues in climate change justice, food justice, and water justice as well as other environmental concerns. Students will examine these issues in light of feminist science studies, theories of environmental justice and sustainability, and intersectional feminist theories. The course focuses on both U.S. and international issues and addresses both policy and activism.
Effective: Fall 2016 Ending: Fall 2016
 

R SOC 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Provides advanced standing graduate students from a research oriented curriculum the opportunity to receive experience/supervision in resident instruction in higher education.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

R SOC 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

1 Students may take only one course for General Education credit from R SOC 011 GS or SOC 001 GS.

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