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SOCI 101 - Introduction to Sociology I
Course Code:
SOCI 101

Credits:
3

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

Date First Offered:
2003-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 3


Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

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:
1. Define sociology and summarize its contributions to social understanding.
2. To identify and analyze the impact of social forces on individuals' behaviour
3. To apply the sociological perspective and concepts to discuss social issues and problems
4. Demonstrate critical thinking and sociological analysis.
5. Prepare an assignment using sociological imagination and basic research skills.


Grading System:
Letters

Passing Grade:
D

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 20 %
Midterm Exam: 20 %
Quizzes and Tests: 20 %
Assignments: 40 %


Number of Assignments:
14

Writing Assignments:
14 (research essay, one brief essay, 12 minute papers)

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
Yes

Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Diploma - Fine Arts
Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of Arts - Criminology Specialization, University Arts and Sciences - Criminology,
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