Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: SOC                                     Course Number: 101                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Sociology
Subject: Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will familiarize the student with the basic concepts in sociology and develop his/her appreciation of the nature and scope of the discipline. Emphasis will be centered on the critical importance of human interaction, inter-and intro group relations, cultural relativity, the process of socialization, race, caste and class stratification, and on sex, age, and other bases of differentiation. The structure of social organizations and of institutions and the nature of power, authority and status as well as the problem of social change will be analyzed.

Prerequisite: ENGL 112.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Individual, Groups and Institutions

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: