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Course Description

Sociology - SOC 201

Principles of Sociology (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

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.


(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.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2019; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/22/2019

 201142717Prin of SociologyOnline3Schaumann K0/31/1Closed$12.00 
 201142726Prin of SociologyOnline3Schaumann K6/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2019; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/17/2019

 201141021Prin of Sociology 3Roney-Hays S8/31/0Open$12.00T R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM LA470
 201142398Prin of SociologyOnline3Schaumann K0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 201142456Prin of SociologyOnline3Switaj S3/31/0Open$12.00 
 201142748Prin of SociologyOnline3Schaumann K0/31/1Closed$12.00 

Fall; 2019; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2019

 201141001Prin of Sociology 3Roney-Hays S13/28/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA475
 201141002Prin of Sociology 3McMahon G2/28/0Open$12.00M W  09:30 AM-10:50 AM LA475
 201141003Prin of Sociology 3McMahon G12/28/0Open$12.00M W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA475
 201141004Prin of Sociology 3McMahon G15/28/0Open$12.00W  02:30 PM-05:24 PM LA475
 201141005Prin of Sociology 3Schaumann K0/28/0Closed$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM LA475
 201141007Prin of Sociology 3Schaumann K1/28/0Open$12.00M W  11:00 AM-12:20 PM LA475
 201141008Prin of Sociology 3Roney-Hays S4/28/0Open$12.00T R  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA260
 201141013Prin of Sociology 3Roney-Hays S2/24/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA230
 201141015Prin of Sociology 3Jubenville L5/28/0Open$12.00T  02:30 PM-05:24 PM LA475
 201141054Prin of Sociology 3Jubenville L13/28/0Open$12.00T  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA475
 201142916Prin of SociologyOnline3Macgillivery M2/31/0Open$12.00 
 201142919Prin of SociologyOnline3Macgillivery M3/31/0Open$12.00 
 201246180Prin of Sociology 3Schaumann K19/31/0Open$12.00W  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC675

Fall; 2019; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 09/09/2019

 201141052Prin of Sociology 3Jubenville L1/28/0Open$12.00M  06:00 PM-08:54 PM LA475
 201246109Prin of Sociology 3McMahon G23/31/0Open$12.00M  01:00 PM-03:54 PM RC675

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