This course provides the student with an opportunity to demonstrate an awareness of sociological knowledge, the ability to apply sociological knowledge and methods to a social situation in need of investigation, and the skill needed to combine the theoretical and pragmatic aspects of sociology covered in the undergraduate program in sociology to an identified social situation. Students will report during each class period where they are in their research, the nature of the material being covered, and the issues and problems with which they are working. These issues and problems will be discussed by all members of the seminar.