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Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 1105)

Total Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 3

Description: This course covers an introduction to the sociological method and perspective. The course will give you a grasp of how social scientific inquiry is conducted; how to use sociological theory and concepts; and the importance of a global perspective in understanding people, their problems and potentials.

Topical Outline:
1. The sociological method and theory
2. Culture
3. Socialization
4. Social Inequality

Learning Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the sociological perspective
2. Demonstrate an understand key concepts, methods of sociological inquiry, and theoretical approaches
3. Apply the sociological perspective to both scientific and social problems

Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042

  • Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Goal 7: Human Diversity