SOCI 111 - 093 template[Marion1]

SOCI 111 - 093 template[Marion1] - COLLEGEWIDE COURSE...

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COLLEGEWIDE COURSE OUTLINE OF RECORD SOCI 111, INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY COURSE TITLE : Introduction to Sociology COURSE NUMBER: SOCI 111 PREREQUISITES: Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 025 Introduction to College Writing II and ENGL 032 Reading Strategies for College II and MATH 044 Mathematics SCHOOL: PROGRAM: Liberal Arts CREDIT HOURS: 3 CONTACT HOURS: Lecture: 3 DATE OF LAST REVISION: Summer, 2009 EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS REVISION: Summer, 2010 CATALOG DESCRIPTION : Introduces students to the major theoretical paradigms of the science of human society, including fundamental concepts, descriptions, and analyses of society, culture, socialization processes, social institutions, social change, social stratification and the application this understanding to everyday living. MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES : Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to: 1. Define sociology and explain the three major theoretical paradigms: structural-functionalist, conflict, and symbolic interactionist. 2. Identify and understand the contributions of such theorists as Comte, Marx, Durkheim, Spencer, Weber, Cooley, and Mead. 3. Illustrate the relationships between theory and research, social science research methods, hypothesis testing, and concepts of validity and reliability. 4. Describe the principal social research methods including the experiment, survey, and participant observation. 5. Develop the skills necessary to read and interpret tables, charts, graphs, and diagrams; identify and understand their component parts. 6. Define and describe such sociological terms as society, culture, socialization, groups, deviance, institutions (e.g. religion, family, education, work, political), social movements, demographics (age, gender, race, ethnicity), social change and social stratification. 7. Describe the processes and impacts of socialization. 8. Describe sociological concepts and their application to everyday living--ways that these concepts facilitate meeting life's daily challenges. 9. Identify primary institutions and examine how interactions within and between institutions affect our daily lives. 10. Examine and explore contemporary issues such as diversity, racism, sexism, ageism, classism, technology, and society. 11. Examine the impacts of social change on social institutions. COURSE ADJUSTMENT STATEMENT: The instructor retains the prerogative of changing or adjusting the course syllabus to best accommodate the pace of progression and the needs of the students. ADA STATEMENT: Ivy Tech State College seeks to provide effective services and accommodations for qualified individuals with documented disabilities. If you need an accommodation because of a documented disability, you are required to register with Disability Support Services at the beginning of the semester. If you will require assistance during an emergency evacuation, notify your instructor immediately. Look for
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2011 for the course ASTRO 47280 taught by Professor Islam during the Spring '09 term at Ball State.

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SOCI 111 - 093 template[Marion1] - COLLEGEWIDE COURSE...

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