144 Sociology

1 semester, ½ credit

Open to juniors and seniors

Sociology studies social behavior and human groups in a systematic method. This course will focus primarily on the influence of social relationships upon people’s attitudes and behavior, on how societies are established, and on how they change. Identification of recurring patterns and their influence on social behavior will be major goals of this course.

Skills

By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Apply sociological concepts to everyday situations.
  2. Communicate information and concepts effectively in oral and written forms.
  3. Analyze the relationships of individuals and groups to institutions and cultural traditions.

Knowledge

By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. Culture and social structure 
  2. The role of the individual in society
  3. Social inequality
  4. Social institutions 

 

This curriculum last updated January 4, 2019, by the Social Study Department.