SHS 101: Introduction to Sociology

Credits 4
Liberal Education Core
Social Science

This course examines sociology as a scientific discipline with an introduction to its foundational themes, empirical concerns, and analytical approaches. Students will investigate the interrelationship between individual experience and broader social contexts emphasizing the effects of social class, race/ethnicity and gender on life experiences and opportunities. Students will gain knowledge and critical thinking skills regarding contemporary social life in the United States. Offered fall and spring. Exploration Area: Social Sciences

Semester Offered
Offered fall and spring