Richard Westerman, PhD, MA (Cantab)

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Sociology Dept
Directory

Fall Term 2024 (1890)

SOC 100 - Introductory Sociology

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of the theory, methods, and substance of Sociology. The study of how societies are shaped including economy, culture, socialization, deviance, stratification, and groups. The process of social change through social movements, industrialization, etc. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in SOC 300.

LECTURE A02 (48401)

2024-09-03 - 2024-12-09
TR 11:00 - 12:20



SOC 535 - Seminar in Contemporary Sociological Theory

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: SOC 333.

SEMINAR A01 (51907)

2024-09-03 - 2024-12-09
R 14:00 - 16:50

Winter Term 2025 (1900)

SOC 212 - Classical Social Theory

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The foundational contributions and relevance of the works of Marx, Weber, Durkheim and others to sociology and social theory. Course emphasizes close reading of primary texts to cultivate reading, writing and reasoning skills. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or consent of the instructor.

LECTURE B01 (73911)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
TR 14:00 - 15:20



SOC 461 - Sociology of Art

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A sociological study of art forms including painting, literature, music, and architecture; cross-cultural analysis of the roles of the artist; the relationship of art forms and movements to different social conditions and social change. Prerequisite: SOC 212 or consent of instructor.

LECTURE B01 (74706)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
TR 11:00 - 12:20



SOC 504 - Conference Course in Sociology for Graduate Students

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

LECTURE B02 (74707)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
TR 11:00 - 12:20