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SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: SOC 1101
AGEC: Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: The systematic study of society; the role and impact of society on individual and group social interaction. Prerequisite and corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

1. (Knowledge Level) List and describe social institutions, their role, functions and impact on individual and group life.
2. (Knowledge Level) Describe the role of race/ethnicity, sex/gender, age and social class on social interaction.
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain social change and its influence on social institutions, culture, social inequality and social interactions.
4. (Application Level) Apply basic sociological concepts, theories, terms, and principles to a variety of experiences and situations.
5. (Knowledge Level) Define sociology and discuss the historical context for sociology as a discipline.
6. (Comprehension Level) Discuss sociological imagination and the inter-relatedness of individuals and groups within the global community.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation