Development of Sociological Theory

Mark Jepson

Development of Sociological Theory

Sociology department

Mark Jepson

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Overall 3.7
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Easiness of class 2.5
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Workload 2.8
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Clarity of professor 4.1
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Helpfulness of professor 3.8
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Grades

Fall 2018
29.5%
24.6%
19.7%
14.8%
9.8%
4.9%
0.0%
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A
A-
B+
B
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C
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D
D-
F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Spring 2015
32.7%
27.2%
21.8%
16.3%
10.9%
5.4%
0.0%
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A
A-
B+
B
B-
C+
C
C-
D+
D
D-
F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

Fall 2015
29.5%
24.6%
19.7%
14.8%
9.8%
4.9%
0.0%
A+
A
A-
B+
B
B-
C+
C
C-
D+
D
D-
F

Grade distributions are collected using data from the UCLA Registrar’s Office.

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Reviews

Quarter Taken: Winter 2020 Submitted March 26, 2020 Grade Received: A-

I normally don't write reviews, but this professor is awful. His lectures comprise of 10-15 minutes of actual information about the subject and the rest of the class is him ranting about current issues. His grading is awful as he only gives out a certain amount of A's, B's, and C's which means that you may get a lower score if your test is graded last even if you have the same answers as someone who got a higher grade and turned it in earlier (his tests are short answer). He is very sketchy with his grading and the final grades seemed kinda arbitrary. Also, he did not post what we got on our paper or our final which comprised about 60% of our grade, therefore I had to email him to figure out what I got. I did 1.5 points better than someone else in the class on the midterm and we got the same grades for all the other assignments and she received a B while I received an A-, so basically if you want to be graded fairly do NOT take this class. This class caused me so much frustration and I honestly have no idea how a professor like him is allowed to teach at UCLA because he is costing people their chances at grad school due to his stupid grading scale (which he refuses to explain to the students).

Quarter Taken: Winter 2020 Submitted March 24, 2020 Grade Received: C+

During this whole COVID-19 situation, this Professor does not give leniency at all with his"grading curve." I believe I should had earned a B - to a B+ but I got a C+. I find this very odd since Professor is grading on a "curve" and I had passed the Midterm and had attended all of Discussion. I have no idea what I had earned on my Final AND Class Paper. Will not take a class with this Professor again since he also falls behind on lecture on the sociological theorists (basically follows syllabus but is slow at getting through material).

Quarter Taken: Fall 2018 Submitted Jan. 27, 2019 Grade Received: N/A

I'm selling the book for this class if anyone is interested! My number is (818)-263-3456

Quarter Taken: Fall 2018 Submitted Jan. 9, 2019 Grade Received: B+

This class was a fair class. Midterm and final are both essay sections in class and one paper. The book is needed to study for the tests, it helps a lot and is easy to understand. I am selling the class book if anyone is interested. My number is 818 821 7705

Quarter Taken: Fall 2015 Submitted March 14, 2016 Grade Received: N/A

Selling the Ritzer book, 5th edition. Text me if you're interested! (818) 823- 3357

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted Jan. 4, 2016 Grade Received: N/A

Professor Jepson is overall an awesome guy!
SELLING TEXT AND READER FOR 101
text me: (310) 666-6279

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted Nov. 10, 2015 Grade Received: N/A

I've never written an evaluation of a professor before but I felt so strongly about my dislike of this professor that I am. Usually I am not easily offended or sensitive in class but I felt that Jepson was a very rude teacher. He would rant about the state of the world all class, all the while belittling people's religions and saying outrageous statements for effect. I though that his comments ranged from too sexual to racist. I really would not recommend his class.

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted Sept. 15, 2015 Grade Received: N/A

Selling Classical Sociological Theory(6th edition) Textbook ($95, lower than Amazon price) Text me if interested: 310-430-1305

he is a great professor, pretty easy course, take him!

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted July 1, 2015 Grade Received: N/A

SOC 101: Selling Course Reader and Classical Sociological Theory Textbook (p.s. 3rd edition is exactly like 4th edition). Text me if interested: (323) 652-0735

Quarter Taken: N/A Submitted Feb. 4, 2009 Grade Received: N/A

Hands down probably, the easiest class ever. I took 101 in the summer. I never went to class. I studied/read 3 hours before the actual midterm. And I studied/read the day before the final. I ended up with an "A" with little effort. This class is ridiculously easy and the grading seems pretty lenient. He gives you a study guide before the test. And the on the tests for his 101 and 102 classes, he lists 10 questions, and you choose 6 that you want to answer. Know the basics and you can BS your way through.

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