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SOCI 102 - Introduction to Sociology II

This course is a continuation of Sociology 101. The focus is on an analysis of the structure and functions of social institutions and an examination of our changing society, with emphasis on current issues of importance to society (e.g. war and peace, population control, the environment, and social change).


Credits: 3


Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)


Total Weeks: 15


SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology I

OR consent of the Instructor


Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Sex and Gender
- Aging and the Elderly
- The Economy and Work
- Power, Politics and Government
- Families and Intimate Relationships
- Education
- Religion
- Health, Health Care, and Disability
- Population and Urbanization

- Collective Behaviour, Social Movements, and Social Change


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

- Prepare an assignment using 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.
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