The following out of class assignments require the student to define/utilize/and apply many relevant sociological concepts presented in the course. These activities are intended to be interesting, fun, and enlightening. Your written response for each assignment below should be between 1.5 and 2 pages in length (typed, double spaced, 12 point font).
#1: Conduct a brief survey of at least 10 people regarding an issue or topic of your choice related to sociology. Look at the chapter titles in the book for ideas. In a brief summary paper include the survey, summarize your findings, and draw conclusions regarding your research.
#4: Evaluate a book, movie or television show episode. In writing the brief paper, do not simply summarize, but rather interpret the book/movie/episode in terms of sociological concepts, phenomena, and research addressed in the text and/or in class.