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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theoria Technical College | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Sociology (SOC-101)


90 hours.

Theoria Technical College, Carlsbad, California, and online throughout the United States.

September 2019 - Present.

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

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: analyze the importance of studying social structure; explain social structure and the role of social institutions; understand demographic disparities; understand various types of economies and how they connect to social structure where they are practiced; understand various types of authorities and government; analyze the history of health practices and population trends; and understand social movements.


This course focuses on the relationship between social structure and agency, teaching students how the social structure of society influences individual lives and how individuals can exert agency to influence the social world. Throughout this fresh, contemporary approach to Introductory Sociology, students become better sociological thinkers who can analyze how society shapes, molds, and has the power to influence people. By focusing on the related themes of social structure and agency, this course arms students with the sense they can and will have a positive influence on the world. Courses are taught throughout the year in eight periods. See the course calendar for exact dates.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Educational Studies, Allied Health, Human Services, Social Work, Professional Studies, Business, or Sociology (9/22).