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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Sociology (SOC101)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: contrast the sociological perspective with that of other social science disciplines; explain the sociological processes of social organization, socialization, conformity and deviance, social stratification, bureaucratization, discrimination, collective behavior, and social change; apply sociological theories and methods; and identify the critical social institutions of human societies and describe their functions, patterns of organization, and differential treatment of individuals and groups.


Topics include the nature and perspectives of sociology; methods of sociological research; organization of social life; socialization; groups; social stratification; deviance and social control; racial and cultural minorities; formal organizations; collective behavior and social movements; role, position, and identity, and social change.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Sociology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).