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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 covered are: 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).