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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.
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.