Course Descriptions

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology - WR

3 Credits

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)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Summarize the three theoretical perspectives: structural-functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism.
2. Examine the use of the scientific approach in conducting sociological research.
3. Identify and describe the components of culture.
4. Apply sociological concepts to the development of self.
5. Differentiate between the normative and sociological understanding of deviance and conformity.
6. Examine the impact of structural inequality.
7. Recognize social institutions.
8. Interpret sociological concepts with a global perspective.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2016
Intersession 2017
Spring Semester 2017