SOC1A: INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
Analysis of the structure and dynamics of human society focusing on basic concepts, theories and methods; the development of culture; the socialization process; group behavior; social inequality, deviance; sexism, racism, and ageism; major social structures and social institutions; human ecology, and global dynamics. Emphasizes contemporary American society. (C-ID: SOCI 110) ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.
- Identify and explain the basic concepts and theories of sociology
- Develop a sociological imagination to analyze everyday life.
- Identify and describe the basic social institutions in the United States and around the world.
- Explain the process by which an individual becomes a functioning member of society.
- Demonstrate a critical and analytical understanding of social phenomena and social issues facing the world today.
- Apply the sociological"scientific method"in solving simple research problems.