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SOCI 001: Introduction to Sociology

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the field of sociology as a scientific discipline; emphases on global studies, cross-cultural analysis, and American cultural diversity in terms of cultural heritage and national origin, race/color/ethnicity, social class, gender/sexuality/women's studies, family structure, age, ability, religion, language, and sensitivity to all other forms of social and cultural diversity; examination of human societies from various sociological perspectives; analysis of the relationship between personality development and the sociocultural environment; the comparative presentation of social institutions and possible influences on behavior.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    E. Lifelong Understanding and Development
    F. Cultural Diversity
  • CSU GE: Area D - Social Sciences
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: SOCI 110 - Introduction to Sociology
Last Updated 7/19/23