SOSC 101R : Introduction to Sociology
The course provides an introductory study of sociology using the principles and methods of social sciences and the scientific method. Sociological principles, sociological perspectives, and the relationship of the individual to society groups will be emphasized. Culture and the elements influencing society today are major themes of the course. Other topics that will be examined include socialization, social structure, stratification, race, class, family, education, population, economics, religion, gender, age, and social change. Sociological research and the role of sociologists in the modern world are discussed. Students learn to think critically about the nature of society and social institutions.