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SOCY 1001 Introductory Sociology (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3 )


Course Description

This course conveys a sense of the history of sociology and introduces students to the most essential concepts, ideas, theories, and methods of the discipline. Special topics may include interaction in everyday life, sociology of the family, gender roles, race and ethnic relations, and the sociology of work, among others. We will deal with fundamental questions about what it means to be a human being living in a society at a given moment in history. Ordinarily, SOCY1001.01 is reserved for majors and minors. Note that Introductory Sociology is taught by different instructors; check each instructor’s syllabus for a more exact description.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Do not take SOCY1001 if you have already taken SOCY1002. Only one of these courses will count toward the major or minor.


Last Updated: 13-Mar-15