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





Non-Course Prerequisites:






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