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SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology

This course introduces students to the academic discipline and principles of sociology. The systematic investigation of this course takes an in-depth look at culture, socialization, social institutions, social inequality, and social change. Specific topics include the current status of minorities, the role of religion in American society, comparisons of violent crime rates worldwide, and the global impact of the rise in immigration. The major goal of this course is to provide students with new lenses through which to view both society and one's self. To accomplish this, students must develop an understanding of the meaning of culture, social systems, social stratifications, social institutions, and societal change.

Study Methods:

e-Pack® (SOC-101-EP):
(e-PackĀ® courses are not included in Zero Textbook Cost options)
Sep 2021,  Oct 2021,  Nov 2021,  Dec 2021,  Jan 2022,  Feb 2022,  Mar 2022,  Apr 2022,  May 2022,  Jun 2022
Guided Study (SOC-101-GS):
Sep 2021,  Oct 2021,  Nov 2021,  Dec 2021,  Jan 2022,  Feb 2022,  Mar 2022,  Apr 2022,  May 2022,  Jun 2022
Online Courses (SOC-101-OL):
Sep 2021,  Oct 2021,  Nov 2021,  Dec 2021,  Jan 2022,  Feb 2022,  Mar 2022,  Apr 2022,  May 2022,  Jun 2022
TECEP® Examination (SOC-101-TE):
Sep 2021,  Oct 2021,  Nov 2021,  Dec 2021,  Jan 2022,  Feb 2022,  Mar 2022,  Apr 2022,  May 2022,  Jun 2022
Self-Directed Courses (SOC-101-SD): This course is offered every term.

Credits: 3

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