Tara Milbrandt, PhD

Associate Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences

Winter Term 2021 (1740)

AUIDS 101 - Topics in Liberal Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Selected topics that highlight the interdisciplinary nature of the Liberal Arts and Sciences. This seminar-style class is a key aspect of the Augustana First Year Experience. The focus and content of each course are determined by faculty interests, and vary from year to year.

LECTURE 3B01 (45927)
2021-01-11 - 2021-01-27
MTWHF 09:00 - 12:00 (TBD)


AUSOC 263 - The Social Theory of Community

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Inquiry into the nature of the social, moral, and theoretic ground of human communities, taking as its starting point an examination of the sociological research on the urban/rural difference. Involved in this is an examination of the kinds of social theories that best help us understand the nature of community. For all of the above, Canada is the case study. Prerequisite: One of AUSOC 101, 103, 105, consent of the instructor.

LECTURE 1B01 (43188)
2021-02-01 - 2021-04-23
MW 12:15 - 13:45 (TBD)


AUSOC 103 - Introducing Sociology: Institutions and Insight

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to sociology focusing on the relation between social institutions and everyday life. Through an examination of institutions like law, family, education, politics, religion, and economy, the course develops an understanding of themes such as changes in family organization, the relation between delinquency and power, and the relation between religion and economy. Prerequisite: AUSOC 101 or 105.

LECTURE 1B01 (98780)
2021-02-01 - 2021-04-23
MWF 09:45 - 10:45 (TBD)