Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
DLSI-0015
Organization Course Number:
DLSI-0015
Location:
Online
Length:
6 weeks (24 hours a week of inside and outside class time)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 introduction to sociology
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide and introduction to sociology focusing on the five major areas of institutions, social stratification, social patterns, social presses and history of sociology and sociological theory.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify of specific names, facts and concepts from sociological literature
  • Distinguish between the methods by which sociological relationships are established
  • Apply concepts, propositions and methods to simulated situations
  • Describe the three major sociological perspectives—Functionalist, Conflict, an Interactionist—and analyze human behavior applying these perspectives appropriate
  • Demonstrate understanding of relationships between concepts, empirical generalizations and theoretical propositions of sociology

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to Sociology Research Methods in Sociology Culture and Society Deviance and Social Control Sexuality and Society Social Inequalities Social Institutions Sociology and Groups Social and Culture Change
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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