GE 201: Introduction to Sociology

Class Program
Credits 4

Sociology 201 is an introduction to the discipline of sociology.  The focus of this course is to help students acquire a sociological perspective that will provide a way of viewing the world from a sociological lens.  The sociological perspective will introduce the student to the influences of our culture, groups, organizations, and global aspects of society that influence our interaction with others. Students will learn the basic concepts in sociology including an introduction to theory, social institutions, stratification, and other topics.  You will learn the three major perspectives and other important theories. You will learn how to apply those perspectives to the “real” world. During this course, you will learn the basic vocabulary of sociology, develop a better understanding of your world, and gain insight into your relationship with society.