SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course examines the theoretical perspectives, origins and history of sociology. Students will be challenged to do research and to think critically in examining cultural issues in American society and the world. Topics include human socialization, macro- and micro-sociological perspectives of social structure, class, status, stereotypes, groups, norms, and deviance; examines the impacts of technology, mass media, social inequality, gender, marriage, family, and social change. SS (F, Sp, Su)