SOCI 101: Sociological Perspectives

This course introduces the essentials of contemporary sociology. It asks two basic questions: (1) What holds society together? and (2) How are individuals related to society? The course explores answers to these questions through the study of the specific substantive fields of sociology.

Required Texts:

  • Schwalbe, The Sociologically Examined Life, 4th edition, 2008
  • MacLeod, Ain’t No Makin’ It, 3rd edition, 2009
  • SOCI 101 Course Pack

View a sample course syllabus.

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