Sociology > Syllabus > Course Syllabus SOC 101 / Introduction to Sociology / Credits: 3.00 CRN 10561 /Fall B 2019 (All)

Course Syllabus SOC 101 / Introduction to Sociology / Credits: 3.00 CRN 10561 /Fall B 2019

Document Content and Description Below

Course Information Course Description: Introduction to the basic concepts of sociology, sociological analysis and research. Includes social structure, status, social group, social control, social st... ratification, social class, gender, race, sexuality, ethnicity, aging, learning and physical challenges, family, religion, education, government, health, technology, corporations, terrorism, environmental sustainability, social movements and social change, mass society, and postmodernity. Also includes globalization within and across contemporary societies and cultures. tudent Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to do the following: 1. Define in plain language what the scientific method is and explain how it is used, and how scientific ways of knowing differ from other ways of knowing. 2. Identify how distant, impersonal social forces shape the lives of groups and individuals in society (sociological imagination). 3. Identify the main claims of social-conflict theory, structural-functional theory, and symbolic-interaction theory. 4. Identify the causes and implications of social classes in the United States today. Performance Objectives Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to do the following: • Identify the main claims of Marx (in the form of social-conflict theory), Durkheim (in the form of structural-functional theory) and Weber (in the form of symbolic-interaction theory) and relate these claims to at least five societal phenomena on an identified list. • Define in plain language what the scientific method is and explain how it is used, and how scientific ways of knowing differ from other ways of knowing. • Distinguish between academic sociology and applied sociology. • Distinguish between empirical and theoretical questions. • Recommend the type of research method that would be the most appropriate for answering a given empirical or theoretical research question and explain how they know. • Distinguish between macro- and micro-level realms of social reality. • List examples of how distant, impersonal social forces shape the lives of groups and individuals in society. • List and define a minimum of five examples of socio-demographic traits (e.g. age-sex structure, sex ratio, distribution of wealth, mode of production, literacy rate, mortality rate, life expectancy, unemployment rate, ethnic composition).• Define and explain the relevance of concepts from the official Sociology Program Key Concepts list, including, but not limited to, the following: social structure, norms, status, culture, socialization, industrialization, modernity, rationalization, social group, social control, social stratification, class, power, gender, race, ethnicity, minority, postcolonialism, corporation, authority, special interest group, kinship, religion, fundamentalism, urbanization, ecologically sustainable culture, collective behavior, and globalization. [Show More]

Last updated: 2 weeks ago

Preview 1 out of 5 pages

OR

Reviews( 0 )

Syllabus

Free

OR

Can't Find what you want?

PLACE CUSTOM WRITING ORDER
32
0

Document information


Connected school, study & course



About the document


Uploaded

3 years ago

Number of pages

5

Written in

All

Type

Syllabus

Seller


Kirsch

Member since 3 years ago

810 Documents Sold


Additional information

This document has been written for:

Course

Sociology

Paper Category

Syllabus

Uploaded

3 years ago

Downloads

 0

Views

 32

THE BEST STUDY GUIDES

Avoid resits and achieve higher grades with the best study guides, textbook notes, and class notes written by your fellow students

Avoid examination resits

Your fellow students know the appropriate material to use to deliver high quality content. With this great service and assistance from fellow students, you can become well prepared and avoid having to resits exams.

Get the best grades

Your fellow student knows the best materials to research on and use. This guarantee you the best grades in your examination. Your fellow students use high quality materials, textbooks and notes to ensure high quality

Earn from your notes

Get paid by selling your notes and study materials to other students. Earn alot of cash and help other students in study by providing them with appropriate and high quality study materials.

WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US


What is Browsegrades

In Browsegrades, a student can earn by offering help to other student. Students can help other students with materials by upploading their notes and earn money.

We are here to help

We're available through e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and live chat.
 FAQ
 Questions? Leave a message!

Follow us on
 Twitter

Copyright © Browsegrades · High quality services·