Service Learning Courses in Sociology

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology - WR | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology - WR

A survey of the major concepts employed in the systematic study of human relationships, with emphasis on society, culture, social interaction, socialization, groups, bureaucracy, institutions, collective behavior, social stratification, social control, social change and sociology as a field of knowledge. Three class hours. (SUNY-SS)

3 Credits

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Service Project (SOC 101-008, 009, 018):

Students may choose to become involved with planning a “Soul of Africa" night in April 2008, involving an African photo exhibit, entertainment and sample food.  This is a culturally unique experience that will educate the entire community about the role of Objects of Material Culture (like use of simple natural things in Uganda and Kenya in making musical instruments) and Objects of Non-Material Culture (like: folk tales, lullabies, lyrics and songs) and the role they play in human society.

(25 hours - Option) S-08

Service Project (SOC 101-017, CC4):

Students will research and identify fellow MCC students who are living in particular areas of the City of Rochester in hopes of forming groups of students to engage in community development in their own neighborhoods.  (15 hours) S-08