Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories. The course presents section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The course reflects the latest research and current, relevant examples.

The course includes twenty-one modules:

  1. An Introduction to Sociology
  2. Sociological Research
  3. Culture
  4. Society and Social Interaction
  5. Socialization
  6. Groups and Organizations
  7. Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
  8. Media and Technology
  9. Social Stratification in the United States
  10. Global Inequality
  11. Race and Ethnicity
  12. Gender, Sex, and Sexuality
  13. Aging and the Elderly
  14. Marriage and Family
  15. Religion
  16. Education
  17. Government and Politics
  18. Work and the Economy
  19. Health and Medicine
  20. Population, Urbanization, and the Environment
  21. Social Movements and Social Change

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