SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2016
WebAdvisor Title
Intro to Sociology
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
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.

Pre-requisites
ENG-093 or ENG-094 Eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
Other Details

Determined by department

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201