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Introduction to Sociology

SOC1013

Course Description

An introduction to the sociological perspective of humans in social relationships, social groups and in society with emphasis on basic concepts, terms, and sociological theory. (MVNU Course Catalog).

The topics in this course are based on those provided by the textbook, The Meaning of Sociology (Charon, 2002). The purpose of this course is to introduce the core of sociology—to give a broad overview of the discipline.

Course Objectives

Define sociology

Explain major theoretical perspectives in sociology

Understand sociology from a socio-historical perspective as promoted by C. W. Mills

To foster the ability to think like a sociologist

To acquire knowledge about the social sciences both for personal enrichment and professional competency

To contribute to an understanding of human society from a Christian perspective

Evaluation Criteria

In-class writing assignments4 at 25 points each

ICA 1-1: In-class writing assignment over HWAs 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, and 1-4

ICA 2-1: In-class writing assignment over HWAs 2-1, 2-2, and 2-3

ICA 3-1: In-class writing assignment over HWAs 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, and 3-4

ICA 4-1: In-class writing assignment over HWAs 4-1, 4-2, and 4-3

Socio-Autobiography Project300 points

HWA 5-1: Socio-Autobiography Project (see pages 60-61 for instructions)

Socio-Autobiography Presentation100 points

ICA 5-1: Socio-Autobiography Presentation (see page 62 for instructions)

This course has a maximum total of 500 points. Extra credit is not allowed in this course. The final grade will be based on the total points earned.

Point Range

Final Letter Grade Awarded

475-500

A

400-474

B

350-399

C

300-349

D

0-299

F

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