SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology

This course provides an overview of the terminology, theories, and questions used by sociologists to study how groups, cultures, institutions, norms, and values all work to shape society and an individual’s perception of the world.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Research and discuss cultures and their role in social interactions as well as socialization and factors that affect socialization and social interactions.

Identify and discuss social groups and organizations within societies and analyze concepts related to social stratification, sexual and racial discrimination, and gender and age.

Assess deviance and the reasons for deviant behavior; analyze the history of politics, globalization, and the effects of transformation, including factors that influence decision-making and choice.

Examine the broad concept of family including leadership, socialization, diversity, marriage, divorce, education, and religion.

Demonstrate understanding of demographics, urbanization and population growth in the U.S., the process of social change and the effects of growth and technology on social interactions and the environment by effectively communicating in written contexts.

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