Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    Jul 25, 2024  
Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DSOC 1101 - Introduction to Sociology

(D-AG, KCM-AG, SBA-AG)      
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: DSOC 1101, SOC 1101 .
T. Hirschl.

Introduction to theory and research in sociology. Demonstrates how the insights, theories, and methods of sociological analysis can be brought to bear on major issues of social life. A primary goal is to convey a sense of the manner in which sociologists formulate theories and how the collection and analysis of data are used to evaluate those theories. Provides “hands-on” experience in analyzing sociological issues. Students undertake guided research exercises that involve using computers to analyze actual data. No prior background is presumed; necessary skills are covered in class and section meetings.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to discuss the classical origins of sociology, as well as give
examples of contemporary social scientific research.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to discuss key sociological theories and concepts.

Outcome 3: Students will be able to demonstrate the uses and usefulness of social science.

Outcome 4: Students will be able to reason quantitatively and qualitatively in regards to social science reasoning and decision-making.

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