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SOC& 101H
Introduction to Sociology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences] [Diversity]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduces the basic principles of social relationships, collective behavior, and human interaction. These principles are applied to the study of culture; race, gender, and class inequality; deviance; law; social institutions; and social change. Open only to honors students or students with a 3.5 GPA or greater. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission. Formerly SOC 101, Intro to Sociology. [SS] [^D]

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Successfully distinguish among the three major theoretical perspectives within sociology and apply them to an array of sociological topics, emphasizing gender, ethnicity, and other diversity areas.
  • Develop skills to enhance your ability to analyze critically the dynamics of society and current social issues, in a variety of populations.
  • Understand and identify cause/effect relationships.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Enhance your technology and research skills.
  • Improve both your communication and group interaction skills.

  • Course Topics
  • Sociological imagination and sociological perspective
  • Durkheim’s study on suicide and social organization

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    SOC& 101H
    Fall 2013
    1477
    Susan Palmer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.