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Sociology
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SOC 055
Introduction to Sociology
Fall

An introduction to basic sociological concepts, theories, and methods. Students in the course will be encouraged to develop "sociological imagination," that is, an understanding of the connection between personal biography and history. Course content will include an examination of social structure and culture (and the relationship between these two concepts), the socialization process, the major social institutions and their impact, the nature of inequality in society, and deviant behavior and social problems.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Margaret Hunter

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Human Institutions & Behavior, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis

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Last Updated: 6/23/17