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SOC 110

Introduction to Sociology
Name: Introduction to Sociology
Course Number: SOC 110
Credit(s): 3

Course Description

This course centers on recognizing and interpreting patterns of human social relations. It is crafted to impart key discoveries in sociology and essential sociological skills.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain a sociological perspective to understand human behavior, applying it to various social problems.
  • Explore the development of sociology as a science and differentiate it from other social sciences.
  • Identify major sociologists and their contributions. Analyze human behavior using the Functionalist, Conflict, and Interactionist perspectives.
  • Define elements of culture and differentiate it from society.
  • Understand the scientific research process and recognize appropriate research procedures.
  • Explore the relationships between social structure, social stratification, and consequences of social status.
  • Identify universal social institutions and their characteristics.
  • Examine how inequality and social factors contribute to social change. Summarize the relationship between socialization and the family.

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