Race- A system for classifying people wo are believed to share common descent, based on
perceived innate physical similarities.
Ethnicity- A system for classifying people are believed to share a common descent, based in
perceived cultural similarities.
What is Culture?
Culture: entire way of life of a group of people; defined by the way we live
Languages, gestures, beauty standards, style of dress, customs, rituals, tools, artifacts, food,
music, entertainment, child rearing beliefs
Sociology: Chapter 1
Learning sociology is a process
What is Sociology?
- The systematic or scientific study of social behavior in human society
- Study of culture at large, large groups, institutions and corporations and small groups,
Chapter 3 & 4
The Process of Socialization
Socialization: is the process of learning and internalizing the values, beliefs, and norms of
our social group
Socialization process begins in infancy and lasts throughout the lifetime
Language facilitates social
Study guide for SYG1000 online midterm
To help bring focus your midterm preparation, the following is what you should study from the textbook
and PowerPoint lectures for the 80 multiple choice questions on the midterm.
NOTE: The knowledge you should have
Formal Essay#1: Study of Everyday Behavior-Waller-online SYG1000
The paper, worth 55 points, must be submitted by midnight on May 25th.
It should be at least 2 pages, typewritten, double spaced with 1 margins and 10-12 font.
See 2nd page for the rubric, o
Why I make discussion board writing a major part of this course:
Online courses do not meet together hours a week like traditional courses. Yet part of learning
involves thinking about what others are saying, and formulating ideas in reaction to your
DB ESSAY #5
300 words, worth 8 points, &
two 100 word responses worth 4 points
Due: MOnday @ midnight, June 6th
3 politicians come before you to
Propose the following plans:
Candidate Xs Plan: I propose a 25% inheritance tax on families whose wealth is mo
I am currently a resident of Floridas 2nd district and the representative is Gwen
Graham. Gwen Graham is a Democratic representative that shares similar views about
how to make school more affordable for everyone that wants