Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

Sociology 101: Unlocking the Sociological Imagination

Dive into the intriguing world of sociology, where we unpack society's intricate web of connections, conflicts, and constructs. Whether you're a budding sociologist or a curious mind looking to better understand the social intricacies around you, "Sociology 101" stands ready to offer you a robust and comprehensive guide to the subject.

Course Overview:

Deepen your knowledge with nineteen meticulously curated lessons, each designed to illuminate distinct facets of sociological thought. Drawing from both classical and contemporary perspectives, this course invites students to link age-old theories with current research. Beyond the theoretical, we will explore practical topics that shape our daily lives and inform societal structures. The goal? Cultivate a genuine sociological imagination—one that empowers you to critically analyze yourself, your immediate society, and the broader world.

Do These Questions Resonate?

  • Ever pondered the true essence of 'culture'?
  • Curious about the forces that shape our beliefs and behaviors?
  • Contemplated the societal underpinnings of discrimination—be it based on age, gender, race, or ethnicity?
  • Passionate about debates surrounding freedom of speech, environmental conservation, or the intersections of religion and modern life?

If even one of these inquiries sparks your interest, then this course promises a rich learning experience tailored for you.

Course Requirements:

Each lesson is sequential, ensuring a structured learning experience. A student must complete each lesson in full before proceeding to the subsequent lesson. With each lesson, students will encounter a review quiz and an assignment designed to reinforce learned concepts. A successful course completion requires a cumulative score of 70% or above.

Flexible Learning, Anytime, Anywhere:

One of the prime benefits of this course is its adaptability to your routine. With no stringent timings for lectures and multiple communication channels available, students can engage with the course material and the instructor at their convenience.

Join Us Today:

With 24/7 open enrollment, there's no need to delay your sociological journey. Register today, immerse yourself in the captivating world of sociology, and emerge with a sharpened understanding of the social structures that shape us.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define sociology.
  • Describe developing a sociological perspective, sociological research, and culture.
  • Describe socialization and the life cycle.
  • Describe social interaction.
  • Describe groups and organizations.
  • Describe governments, political power, and war.
  • Describe urbanization and population.
  • Describe deviance, crime, and social conformity.
  • Describe stratification, class, and inequality.
  • Describe gender, age, race, and ethnic inequality.
  • Describe marriage and the family.
  • Describe work and economic life.
  • Describe mass media and education.
  • Describe religion and education.
  • Describe health and the environment.
  • Describe social change and social movements.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introductions 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 6 points
Lesson 2 Exam 9 points
Lesson 3 Exam 8 points
Lesson 4 Exam 5 points
Lesson 5 Exam 9 points
Lesson 6 Exam 8 points
Lesson 7 Exam 7 points
Lesson 8 Exam 7 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 8 points
Lesson 11 Exam 8 points
Lesson 12 Exam 10 points
Lesson 13 Exam 10 points
Lesson 14 Exam 10 points
Lesson 15 Exam 8 points
Lesson 16 Exam 4 points
Lesson 17 Exam 7 points
Lesson 18 Exam 6 points
Lesson 19 Exam 9 points
Final Exam 75 points
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