Aug 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 161 - Introduction to Sociology


(3 Credits)

As an introduction to sociology, this course provides students with theoretical and practical foundations for applying the sociological perspective to understanding contemporary society. This course is designed to acquaint students with the core concepts, theories, research findings, and methods of sociology. At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to identify and explain the fundamental sociological concepts and the key social structures and processes. Students will also begin to learn and understand some information about other cultures. By understanding the importance of using sociological thinking in developing public policy, students will gain a better understanding of some of the contemporary social issues.



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