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Teresa Sullivan

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Sociology
SOC 2220: Social Problems
Credits: 3
Analyzes the causes and consequences of current social problems in the United States: race and ethnic relations, poverty, crime and delinquency, the environment, drugs, and problems of educational institutions.
SOC 2559: New Course in Sociology
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of sociology.
SOC 2680: Introduction to Demography
Credits: 3
Demography is the scientific study of human populations. We will emphasize fertility, mortality, and migration, and the social and economic factors that affect them.
SOC 4559: New Course in Sociology
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of sociology.
SOC 4780: The Politics of Data
Credits: 3
This course examines the many uses of data from the Federal Statistical System for governance, environmental and human health, and private sector uses. We will examine how the data are produced and disseminated and how assertions of data manipulation may be evaluated. We will examine characteristic data errors and how social scientists and data scientists identify and possibly correct data errors.
SOC 4970: Special Studies in Sociology
Credits: 1–12
An independent study project conducted by students under the supervision of an instructor of their choice. Prerequisite: Fourth-year students with a minimum GPA of 3.2 in sociology (or overall GPA of 3.2 for non-majors) and instructor permission.
SOC 4981: Distinguished Majors Thesis Writing
Credits: 3
Writing of the DMP thesis under the supervision of a DM faculty adviser. Prerequisite: SOC 4980