2 years
Aug Jan
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About this course

Students will be able to:

  • Understand the sociological perspective which is defined as the ability to see the connections between our personal experience and the larger forces of history.
  • Perform sociological analyses on selected contemporary social issues (e.g., education, poverty, globalization, war).
  • Describe sociological research methods and interpret sociological research.
  • Identify and articulate the interplay of macro and micro level structural forces and the influence of culture in shaping behavior.
  • Understand the stratified nature of globalization and the importance of intercultural differences within and between local and global communities.
  • Communicate effectively on how sociology contributes to an understanding of the social world.
  • Develop sociological knowledge, skills, and values that can be applied in transfer programs and various occupations.
  • Recognize how social life is structured in ways that influence choices, opportunities, and action.

Entry Requirements

Submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores directly to the Admissions Office. Minimum acceptable score is 500 on the paper-based test, 173 on the computer-based test or 61 on the internet-based test.