Intro to Sociology
Course Number: 10809196
10-809-196 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY ...the nature and variety of groups; inequality, race and ethnicity; family, population, social integration, and change; collective behavior; politics, economics, religion, education, and the effects of technology. (Prerequisite: Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 250 AND Writing score greater/equal to 237; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing with a B or better)
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- Describe sociological perspectives related to current issues, problems, and/or institutions
- Analyze the importance of culture within societies
- Summarize the influence of socialization on human behavior
- Apply deviance theories.
- Analyze the power of groups to influence behavior.
- Assess the consequences of social, racial, ethnic, gender, age, sexual orientation, and other inequities
- Evaluate the impact of global/international changes (environment, technology, population, etc.) on society.
- Analyze how institutions (economy, family, religion, political systems, and education, etc.) function in society.
- Assess the impact of social stratification.
- Apply sociological perspectives related to current issues, problems, and/or institutions