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SOC& 101 - Introduction to Sociology

5 Credits
The scientific method is applied to the study of human group life: cultures, socialization, institutions, collective behavior, interaction, change, social inequality and environment. Presented through lectures, class discussions and small-group interaction.

Course Note Previously SOC 110.

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day, Online
Winter Day, Online
Spring Day, Evening, Online

Designed to Serve Transfer and vocational students, students should have as a minimum a 10th grade reading, writing, listening, and note-taking level in the English language. The course requires some abstract thinking.
Active Date 2014-05-20

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Social Science Area II

ProfTech Related Instruction
  • Human Relations

Course Outline
Sociological perspective, research methods, culture, socialization, interaction and social structure, group structures, communities, society, social control and deviance, social stratification, racial ethnicity, gender roles, institutions, social movements and collective behavior, demography and social change.

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of terms, concepts, assumptions, methods and patterns of analysis used in sociology

Illustrate an awareness and minimal competence in recognizing adequacy of the scientific method as used in the social and behavioral sciences

Display the ability to employ system frameworks of analysis to social groups, both primary and secondary

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