SOC 103 Introductory Sociology (3 credits)
This course is a foundational introduction to the broad range of topics encompassed in the "science of society." Students will learn how to study society with sociological methodologies and how to interpret it with sociological theories and thinking. Students will furthermore explore major sociological topics such as social and economic inequality, gender and sex, the structures of family and human societies, race and ethnicity, religion, socialization processes, and forms of deviance and culture. Prerequisite: English and reading placement at college level or permission of instructor.