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Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology

Sophia's Introduction to Sociology course helps you gain mastery of the basic principles of sociology. In this course, you will learn a variety of topics, including sociological theory, cultural deviance, social interaction, diversity, stratification, education, technology, and health in modern society. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate the application of these topics in sociology to everyday situations. Full Description

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  • 3 semester credits at Excelsior College
  • Excelsior College Equivalency: Social Sciences (GEN ED.)
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This Sociology Course uses problem­-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real­-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all­-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's Introduction to Sociology Course helps you gain mastery of the basic principles of sociology. In this Course, you will learn a variety of topics, including sociological theory, cultural deviance, social interaction, diversity, stratification, education, technology, and health in modern society. You will also have the opportunity to demonstrate the application of these topics in sociology to everyday situations.

In Sophia's Introduction to Sociology Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 15 Challenge assessments and 5 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Identify foundational philosophies, theories, and methods in the field of sociology.
  • Apply principles of culture and deviance to real life scenarios.
  • Analyze social interaction and collective behavior in a real world context.
  • Identify and apply elements of diversity, stratification, and inequality in real life.
  • Analyze perspectives on elements of modern society.

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by jarelys q. on October 20, 2018
Excellent class!
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by Denise D. on October 18, 2018
Interesting course. The final milestone was difficult. You have to put a lot of thought into the questions as they were very different than the regular milestone questions. Thankfully, I only missed four questions. On to the next class!!
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by Josy L. on October 11, 2018
Thanks to all professors at Sophia.
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by Calvin B. on October 6, 2018
Love the information provided and the ease of use in the course.
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by eric w. on October 6, 2018
Informative. Information in each challenge is fully covered. I suggest reading the material then answering the questions. Very good course to take for any degree.
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by samuel m. on October 5, 2018
Interesting class with great content!
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by agnar j. on October 3, 2018
Great Course. Tutorials were spot on. I enjoy watching more than one tutorial on different subjects and appreciate that there are different presentation on the same topic.
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by Sherry-Ann J. on September 29, 2018
Love the set your own pace. Finished class in just under 4 weeks while taking another nursing class, working full time and managing my family. Highly recommend. Paul gives great instruction

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  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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