SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology

Course Description

The factors that determine social organization, behavior and change are considered in relation to the individual student's own life. Study is concentrated on social intervention, culture, social class, demography, collective behavior, institutions and socialization. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Apply the sociological perspective to their own lives. Further personal development through knowledge and in the socialization process. Describe the impact of the five major social institutions on society and themselves. Assess present and possible future effects of social change on their culture's and their own basic values. Depict the effects of living in a modern complex society. Use the three major sociological theoretical perspectives to analyze a major concept within sociology.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: ENG 050 and REA 050 or pass test