Jun 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog-Handbook 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog-Handbook

SOCL 101 - Introduction to Sociology

This course introduces the student to the foundational theories of sociology including Functionalist theory, Conflict theory, and Symbolic Interactionist theory. Interactive human behavior is analyzed through the concepts of culture; socialization; social groups; deviance and social control; stratification and social class; inequalities of gender, race, ethnicity and class; urbanization; collective behavior; social movements; and social change. The influence of societal institutions such as family, health care, education, religion, politics, and the economy are explored.
3 credit hours
Prerequisite: none