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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Institute of Leadership and Ministry, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

GS-024 Introduction to Sociology/ Introducción a la Sociología

Course Category: 

50 hours (5 weeks).

Various; distance learning format.

September 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Examine the influence of social structures and philosophical currents, both in the community and in the church; Understand the different institutions of social control and their relationship with the message of the Bible; Discuss human relationships in social coexistence and how to contribute to them; Recognize the basic institutions of our society; Recognize groups and norms of behavior; Express and recognize cultural patriotism and values.


Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include the study of society; the groups of individuals that comprise it and of the different institutions that compose it. Study human beings and their interaction with their environment or social systems. In this case, Sociology will be studied as the science that studies social phenomena and processes and how these phenomena affect the environment that surrounds us. This course will give students a more accurate perception of the social, individual, and collective development of the human being as a member of a complex society.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Services, Psychology, Human Development, or General Studies (9/21).