Registration and Summer Courses

Registration and Summer Course Schedule

Below is information for Non-MSU students who would like to enroll and take Sociology classes, as well as a list of summer courses.

Registration for Non-MSU Students


If you are not a MSU student and would like to take Sociology courses, you can apply to MSU as a Lifelong Education Student.  This is a free, one-page application and does not require essays or additional materials.  Learn more about MSU Lifelong Education at the Office of the Registrar Education page.

Both Lifelong undergraduates and graduates can enroll in our courses. Lifelong undergraduates must contact the Department of Sociology's undergraduate adviser, Elyse Packard, to request an override.  Lifelong graduate students should contact the instructor teaching the course for an override. 

For additional information please contact:

Department of Sociology
509 E. Circle Dr.
317 Berkey Hall
Ph: 517-355-6640
Email: soc@msu.edu
 

Summer 2017 Course Schedule


First Session (May 15-June 29)

SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology l Fulfill a SOC Major/Minor requirement with our most popular course.

SOC 131: Social Problems l Fulfill a SOC Minor requirement & learn to diagnose & solve social problems.

SOC 216: Sex & Gender I Fulfill a SOC Major/Minor requirement & learn about human sexuality & gender identity.

SOC 315: Family & Society I Learn about humanity's most fundamental institution.

SOC 316: Youth & Society I Learn about changing patterns within childhood adolescence.

SOC 412: Animals, People, & Nature I Learn about how humans interact with wild domesticated, & companion animals.

Second Session (July 5-August 18)

SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology I Fulfill a SOC Major/Minor requirement with our most popular course.

SOC 215: Race & Ethnicity I Fulfill a SOC Major/Minor requirement & learn about major racial & ethnic dynamics.

SOC 216: Sex & Gender I Fulfill a SOC Major/Minor requirement & learn about human sexuality & gender identity.

SOC 315: Family & Society I Learn about humanity's most fundamental institution.

SOC 316: Youth & Society I Learn about changing patterns within childhood adolescence.

SOC 351: Gendered Violence & Power I Learn about gendered violence from an intersectional perspective.

ISS 210: Society & the Individual I Fulfill a MSU ISS requirement & learn about the important field of social psychology.