Sociology Essay

1149 Words Oct 18th, 2015 5 Pages
2/18/15 DATE Social Science/Education DIVISION

x REQUIRED COURSE NEW COURSE X ELECTIVE COURSE x REVISION

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COURSE NUMBER SOC280 TITLE Introduction to Sociology
SEM CR HRS 3 LT HRS 3 LAB HRS SOE HRS ECH
COURSE PCS # (Assigned by Administration)

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Catalog Description (40 Word Limit): Study of human interaction focusing on social influences shaping personality, structure and dynamics of human society. Topics include: sociological perspective, culture, society, social interaction; social change in global
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Describe the sociological imagination (Giddens, et al. and Sternheimer). Introduce the founders of sociology, classical sociological theory, American sociology, and modern sociology theory (Giddens, et al.), Describe both qualitative and quantitative research methods (Giddens, et al.). Describe causality versus correlation, variables, hypothesis testing, validity, reliability, generalizability, and the role of the researcher (Giddens, et al.). Explain how research is conducted and how statistics work (Giddens, et al. and

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