A general introduction to the philosophical and historical background of sociology, and to the structures and functions of social institutions.
Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)
Total Weeks: 15
- The Sociological Perspective
- Sociological Analysis of Education, Health, and Religion
- Sociological Research
- Society, Social Structure and Interaction
- Crime and Deviance
- Social Stratification and Class
- Global Stratification
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 are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.