Introduction to Sociology
This course explores fundamental sociological principles and seeks to describe individuals in both group and societal contexts. Students will learn to use the sociological imagination as a lens through which to view and experience the world. Students will learn about sociological theory and research methods, and apply these to the basic subject matter of sociology: culture, social structure, socialization, deviance, class, race, and gender. The goals of this course are to stimulate your interest in sociology and to encourage you to recognize its practical value.