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SOCI 101 - Introduction to Sociology I

A general introduction to the philosophical and historical background of sociology, and to the structures and functions of social institutions.

 

Credits: 3

 

Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)

 

Total Weeks: 15

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
- Introduction
- The Sociological Perspective
- Sociological Analysis of Education, Health, and Religion
- Sociological Research
- Culture
- Socialization
- Society, Social Structure and Interaction
- Crime and Deviance
- Social Stratification and Class
- Global Stratification

- Review

 

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course, the student should be able to:
- Define sociology and summarize its contributions to social understanding.
- To identify and analyze the impact of social forces on individuals' behaviour
- To apply the sociological perspective and concepts to discuss social issues and problems
- Demonstrate critical thinking and sociological analysis.

- Prepare an assignment using sociological imagination and basic research skills.

 

Grading System: Letters

 

Passing Grade: D (50%)

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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