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Course Description

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Sociology - SOC 201

Principles of Sociology

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course provides a survey of the major theoretical perspectives, concepts and methods of sociology. Topics covered include social organization, culture, socialization, stratification systems, social institutions and social change.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain human social behavior in terms of basic sociological principles.
  • Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the major sociological research methods.
  • Analyze social situations for ethnocentric bias and cultural relativism.
  • Illustrate how social structures and institutions shape the lives of individuals in modern society.
  • Examine the impact of social change on current or historical social, economic or political institutions.
  • Explain the impact of globalization on society.
  • Draw conclusions based on reliable and relevant information.
  • Identify behavior appropriate to different social and cultural contexts.
  • Examine the consequences of social class stratification.
  • Analyze data for patterns of gender and/or racial/ethnic inequality.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/26/2021

 201142717Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 201142726Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K0/31/0Closed$12.00 

Fall; 2021; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 201141002Prin of SociologyMC3Brown-Spidell Y5/24/0Open$12.00M W  09:00 AM-10:46 AM LA475
 201141004Prin of SociologyMC3Brown-Spidell Y10/24/0Open$12.00W  02:30 PM-06:08 PM LA475
 201141007Prin of SociologyMC3Brown-Spidell Y1/24/0Open$12.00M W  11:00 AM-12:46 PM LA475
 201141008Prin of SociologyMC3Brown-Spidell Y1/24/0Open$12.00T R  11:30 AM-01:16 PM LA475
 201141021Prin of SociologyRMT3Schaumann K12/31/0Open$12.00T R  09:30 AM-11:10 AM WEBWEB
 201142398Prin of SociologyONL3Roney-Hays S2/31/0Open$12.00 
 201142456Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K3/31/0Open$12.00 
 201142748Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K0/31/0Closed$12.00 

Fall; 2021; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 201141001Prin of SociologyRMT3Schaumann K4/31/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM WEBWEB
 201141005Prin of SociologyRMT3Coury M10/24/0Open$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
 201142777Prin of SociologyONL3Roney-Hays S19/31/0Open$12.00 
 201142916Prin of SociologyONL3Roney-Hays S1/31/0Open$12.00 
 201142919Prin of SociologyONL3Macgillivery M14/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2022

 201112393Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K31/31/0Open$12.00 
 201112468Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K31/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/31/2022

 201111011Prin of SociologyMC3Sabbagh M20/20/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:40 PM LA360
 201112949Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K31/31/0Open$12.00 
 201112959Prin of SociologyONL3Schaumann K31/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; SOCIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 201111001Prin of SociologyMC3Smith-Botos B20/20/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM LA475
 201111002Prin of SociologyRMT3Schaumann K20/20/0Open$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
 201111003Prin of SociologyMC3McMahon G20/20/0Open$12.00T R  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA475
 201111009Prin of SociologyMC3Brown-Spidell Y20/20/0Open$12.00M W  11:30 AM-12:50 PM LA475
 201111010Prin of SociologyMC3Brown-Spidell Y20/20/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM LA475
 201111052Prin of SociologyMC3McMahon G20/20/0Open$12.00M  06:30 PM-09:24 PM LA475
 201112919Prin of SociologyONL3Roney-Hays S31/31/0Open$12.00 
 201112929Prin of SociologyONL3Roney-Hays S31/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday