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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Unit(s): 3

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: SOC 101 or SOC 101H)

This course is designed for students with an interest in the discipline of sociology, or anyone who wants to further their understanding of human group behavior and the organization of society. Using several theoretical points of view, students study and analyze the organization of social life; problems of inequality, including age, sex, race and ethnicity, social class, and lifestyle; the basic social institutions of family, religion, and economics; and global issues related to technology, social movements, and social change.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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