Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCY 100 - Introduction to Sociology


An exploration of fundamental sociological concepts, methods, and theories used to interpret the patterns of human society. Emphasis is placed on the connection between theory and practice in examining social interaction, cultural diversity, social structure, and global issues. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Use core sociological theories and concepts to explain past and present social phenomena.
  • Apply scientific principles and methods in investigating human social behavior.
  • Identify and comprehend the social forces that affect their lives in a culturally diverse society and in a global environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cultural patterns, social institutions, and social processes at societal and global levels.
  • Analyze inter-group dynamics and societal change using micro and macro sociological perspectives.

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