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SOC* E101  - Principles of Sociology
(Previously: SO 101)

Credits: 3 Elective Code: BS

Prerequisite or Parallel: ENG* E101

An introduction to the study of society, emphasizing the nature of social groups, institutions, interaction, and change in modern society. The course will cover culture, socialization of children and adults, sex and gender, race and ethnic relations, social stratification and inequality, and other topics such as education, health care, the family, crime, aging, politics and the state, religion, and work and the economy. Discussion and examples will focus primarily on the United States but with a strong global and multicultural component.