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).
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 3
This course is offered online:
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology I or consent of the instructor
1. Sex and Gender
2. Aging and the Elderly
3. The Economy and Work
4. Power, Politics and Government
5. Families and Intimate Relationships
8. Health, Health Care, and Disability
9. Population and Urbanization
10. Collective Behaviour, Social Movements, and Social Change
By the end of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Define sociology and summarize its contributions to social understanding.
2. Identify and analyze the impact of social forces on individuals' behaviour
3. Apply the sociological perspective and concepts to discuss social issues and problems
4. Demonstrate critical thinking and sociological analysis.
5. Prepare an assignment using basic research skills.
Final Exam: 20 %
Midterm Exam: 20 %
Quizzes and Tests: 10 %
Assignments: 50 %
Number of Assignments:
Minute papers (10 @ 1%)- Research Paper - 40%
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Diploma - Fine Arts, Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of Arts Degree - Criminology Specialization, Academic Criminology, Academic Elementary Education, Academic Social Sciences