May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

3 Cr. Hrs.
Common Learning Outcomes
[HB] 2. Knowledge of human behaviors and structures
[CT] 5. Critical thinking skills: inquiry, analysis and creative problem-solving

Overview of the field of sociology utilizing a comparative global perspective to focus on culture and social interaction in the United States as well as many other countries. This course includes an exploration of major concepts, theories, and research principles along with analysis of selected social institutions, such as: the family, the educational system, the mass media and the criminal justice system. The relationships between the individual, groups and larger social structures and culture are also examined.