SOC 1010: Introduction to Sociology

Description

Provides an in-depth study of the basic concepts of sociology. Specific attention is given to culture characteristics, societal changes, inequalities in social classes, and how they relate to different groups in society.

Outcomes

  1. Recognize the ideas of sociological theorists in terms of the historical, economic, and social contexts.
  2. Express the relationship between one’s beliefs and one’s group memberships.
  3. Describe the transmission of cultures through socialization.
  4. Interpret patterns of behavior through sociological skills and theory.
  5. Apply micro theories of self, using one’s own digital footprint.
  6. Explain how social structure shapes an individual’s life chances.

Prerequisites

None

Textbook(s)

SOC 2016 (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (2016)
Author: Witt, J.
ISBN: 9780078130755
Price: $92.38

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