SOC 101 Principles of Sociology

This is an introductory course which presents the basic processes of human interaction and the concepts which describe their operation in everyday life.  It studies the impact of culture, how we learn and conform to culture, and why deviance occurs.  Principles of group behavior and social organization are viewed in the context of American culture and subcultures.  Prerequisite: a passing score of 68 or higher on the College's Reading placement test and a passing score of 3 or higher on the College's English placement test; or concurrent registration in ENG 090 and/or RDG 090 (formerly ENG 10 and/or RDG 10) and a grade of C or better in RDG 080 (formerly RDG 09).  Three class hours a week.  Competency met: Global Awareness (5.2), Social Phenomenon (5.4), Ethical Dimensions (7.0).  Fall, Spring, Summer.
3 credits
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