SOC-395   Sociology Integrative Seminar

This course provides students with an opportunity to re-visit, at a more advanced level, the basic assumptions and concepts of the discipline of sociology, to explore the bearing of Christian faith, in particular a Reformed perspective, on the shaping of scholarly research, to consider what it means to practice sociology, and, in addition, students are challenged to synthesize, integrate, and assess what they have learned in sociology and to reflect on the role and contributions of the discipline in understanding current social issues in American culture. Prerequisites: biblical foundations I or theological foundations I, developing a Christian mind, philosophical foundations, Sociology 151, 255, and 318.