SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Introduction to Sociology
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Pre-requisites
ENG-093 or ENG-094 eligible
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.

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
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.