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SYLLABUS (HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE) INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY: INSTRUCTOR: HUI M HUO SOC. 101-1276, CR. 5 OFFICE: 11-214 FALL, 2010 OFFICE HRS:12-1:15 M-Th RM:10-102 (206)-878-3710 EXT. 3961 11:00-11:50 M-F [email protected] REQUIRED TEXT: SOCIETY-THE BASICS (MACIONIS, JOHN) CUSTOM ED FOR HCC, OR 10 TH ED THE WHOLE BOOK, PEARSON. ISBN:10:0558375006 OR 139780558375503. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND ORGANIZATION OF COURSE: The purpose of this course is three-fold: (1) acquisition of basic knowledge of society and human behavior and their relationships, (2) development of general abilities to understand and analyze social and behavioral problems, and (3) learning to apply the concepts to real life situations. While learning is inseparable from certain efforts of memorization, our focus is on the comprehension and application of the fundamental concepts in the discipline and the awareness of the limitations of personal experiences as opposed to the impact of socioeconomic and cultural environment in which we live. Most of the class time will be devoted to lectures and class discussions. Group discussion and oral presentation will be conducted according to the course progress. It is to your advantage to attend each class session as discussion and exams will be closely related to lectures. Class attendance is not mandatory, yet regular participation in class sessions and discussions helps you better grasp the concepts and clarify and update specific questions beyond the textbook, and more importantly promote self-discipline in
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