Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Introduction to Sociology SOC 101
Various; distance learning format.
September 2018 – Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: apply major sociological concepts to understand and explain the world within they live; identify patterns of social behavior and how social arrangements shape peoples’ behavior and choices; identify connections between various social issues (i.e. body image and gender inequality); cultivate critical thinking skills by asking questions, evaluating arguments, and exploring alternative points of view; and develop a more complex understanding of a position in the social world in relation to other individuals and other groups.
This course discusses human social behavior along with theories and concepts that cultivate a sociological perspective of the human race. The course is taught in 15 weekly lessons and includes a textbook, study guide, and a final examination.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Sociology (8/18).