Sophia's Introduction to Sociology course helps you gain mastery of the basic principles of sociology. In this course, you will learn a variety of topics, including sociological theory, cultural deviance, social interaction, diversity, stratification, education, technology, and health in modern society. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate the application of these topics in sociology to everyday situations. Full Description
3 semester credits
Guaranteed to transfer to our partner colleges and universities.* See Partners
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This Sociology Course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
Sophia's Introduction to Sociology Course helps you gain mastery of the basic principles of sociology. In this Course, you will learn a variety of topics, including sociological theory, cultural deviance, social interaction, diversity, stratification, education, technology, and health in modern society. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate the application of these topics in sociology to everyday situations.
In Sophia's Introduction to Sociology Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 15 Challenge assessments and 5 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
Hi Kris -- nice job completing the course! Yes, this is a college level course with the content and rigor you should expect. Congratulations on your completion and we hope to see you again in a future course.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Katie Congratulations on your successful course completion. Remember that notes and course tutorials are allowed as resources on the summative assessments in the course. That can help you with remembering key terms and definitions you need to know in this course. We hope to see you back in a future course!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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Sophia students have been pre-approved for credit transfer, or had their Sophia courses accepted for credit by the following institutions. This list is not intended as a guarantee of transfer. Schools accept credit transfer on a case-by-case basis and decisions may vary by student and specific degree plan. We recommend you download the course syllabus and ask your school to review it for pre-approval of transfer credit. Please contact the Sophia Learning Coaches for more information on credit transfer.