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Sociology

SOC 201


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Credit Hours

(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates


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017728January 12, 2015
111001January 12, 2015
111002January 12, 2015
111003January 12, 2015
111004January 12, 2015
111009January 12, 2015
111010January 12, 2015
111011February 2, 2015
111013January 12, 2015
111014January 12, 2015
111052January 12, 2015
112393January 12, 2015
112450January 12, 2015
112463February 2, 2015
112468March 16, 2015
112919January 12, 2015
112929January 12, 2015
112942February 2, 2015
112949February 2, 2015
112959February 2, 2015
112987January 12, 2015
142717October 21, 2014
142726October 21, 2014
216312January 12, 2015
216353January 12, 2015

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Principles of Sociology


Course Description

This course provides a survey of the major theoretical perspectives, concepts and methods of sociology. Topics covered include social organization, culture, socialization, stratification systems, social institutions and social change.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain human social behavior in terms of basic sociological principles.
  • Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the major sociological research methods.
  • Analyze social situations for ethnocentric bias and cultural relativism.
  • Illustrate how social structures and institutions shape the lives of individuals in modern society.
  • Examine the impact of social change on current or historical social, economic or political institutions.
  • Explain the impact of globalization on society.
  • Draw conclusions based on reliable and relevant information.
  • Identify behavior appropriate to different social and cultural contexts.
  • Examine the consequences of social class stratification.
  • Analyze data for patterns of gender and/or racial/ethnic inequality.
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