SOC 131 Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Introduces the sociological approach to understanding culture and society. Examines human behavior in a group context, focusing on the prominent influence of culture and social structure on individuals. Connections between individuals and a variety of social institutions, such as the economy, government, and mass media, are examined and compared in U.S. society and on a global scale. Focuses on cultural diversity and social inequalities, such as those related to class, race, ethnicity and gender.

Prerequisites: 
ENG-093 or ENG-094 Eligible
Prior College-level Learning Credit: 
This course is eligible for credit for prior college-level learning. Please contact the division for details.