SOC 1010: Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
Introductory class for sociology. Topics include socialization, culture, groups, deviance, race & ethnicity, gender, religion, politics, etc. Students can expect to gain an understanding of the major sociological perspectives, theories, & research that help us understand how social forces affect individuals on a daily basis. A major goal is to help students see and understand the relationship between their own personal life events and events in larger society.
SOC 1020: Modern Social Problems (3 Credits)
This course presents an introduction to current social problems in America and the world (violence & crime, drug abuse, prejudice, health, sexual issues, gender issues, population issues, war, etc.). Students can expect to critically examine these topics using sociological principles and theories.
Sociology Major Guide