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Introduction to Sociology

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

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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:

  • Identify foundational philosophies, theories, and methods in the field of sociology.
  • Apply principles of culture and deviance to real life scenarios.
  • Analyze social interaction and collective behavior in a real world context.
  • Identify and apply elements of diversity, stratification, and inequality in real life.
  • Analyze perspectives on elements of modern society.

Reviews

 
2013-02-05
I had a great time in the course­­--I would absolutely give it 4 stars!
Ben T.
 
2013-06-03
Sophia provided the best of both worlds ­- a classroom setting with online benefits. I’m a hands­-on learner so having an instructor guide me through the Course with visuals and diagrams was extremely helpful.
Laura C.
 
2013-06-03
As a full time mom, student and working professional, I really appreciated the self­-paced aspect . I had faculty supporting me along the way.
Misti C.
 
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