Oct 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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SOC 1010 - People, Power, and Progress



Credits: 3

Description: This course is an introduction to the discipline of sociology. It analyzes power, progress, and social change to better understand the forces that shape people’s lives, interests, and personalities. Focus is on how we learn to “fit in” to society, the social rules we follow, and areas of social life that generate conflict and inequality. It also examines how major social institutions like the family, education, religion, politics, and the economy shape and affect us as members of society.

Note: Some sections of this course may be taught as Service Learning.

General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SS3



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