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SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology

A critical analysis of contemporary American society with review of major sociological theories, research methods, culture, socialization, groups, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, social processes and social change.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

Course Outcomes
  • Apply the sociological perspective and differentiate among the major social theories (functionalist, conflict, symbolic interactionist).
  • Evaluate the ways in which sociologists gather, interpret, and evaluate data, including both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
  • Analyze and interpret the universal elements of social change including urbanization, collective behavior, social movements, population, technology and the environment.
  • Analysis of the major social institutions, such as marriage, family, religion, politics, economics, education and health care.
  • Interpret statistical tables, graphs, and charts as they apply to an analysis of social data. Calculate and interpret the measures of central tendency as a means of processing data sets.
  • Evaluate the impact of the elements of culture and socialization on shaping human behavior and world view.
  • Analyze the elements of social structure and the organization of society.
  • Analyze the major theories of crime, deviance, and systems of social control.
  • Compare and contrast global systems of stratification by class, race, ethnicity, gender and age.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Sociology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 311
Faculty: Beranek
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from 12:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from
12:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 100
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Beranek
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 20
Meets: MW from 12:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 20
Meets: MW from
12:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 101
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Johnson
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 8
Section: 500
Open Seats: 8
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Johnson
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 501
Open Seats: 5
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Frost
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 4
Section: 502
Open Seats: 4
Section: 502
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Frost
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 9
Section: 503
Open Seats: 9
Section: 503
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Carmack
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 13
Section: 504
Open Seats: 13
Section: 504
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Bakkum
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 2
Meets: W from 9:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: CY2
Open Seats: 2
Meets: W from
9:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: CY2
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Bakkum
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 8
Meets: W from 5:00PM to 6:50PM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 8
Meets: W from
5:00PM to 6:50PM
Section: Y00
Blended Learning
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 110
Faculty: Bakkum
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 6
Meets: W from 9:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: CY1
Open Seats: 6
Meets: W from
9:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: CY1
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 20, Rm 234
Faculty: Irvin
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Department Chair Permission Rqrd
Note: Restricted to Automotive
Open Seats: 3
Meets: F from 8:00AM to 1:40PM
Section: 1A0
Open Seats: 3
Meets: F from
8:00AM to 1:40PM
Section: 1A0
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Sellassie
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: A Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 4
Section: 5A0
Open Seats: 4
Section: 5A0
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 321
Faculty: Gish
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 1:40PM
Section: B03
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 1:40PM
Section: B03
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Beranek
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: B Term
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 1
Section: 5B1
Open Seats: 1
Section: 5B1
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Sloss
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 18
Section: 603
Open Seats: 18
Section: 603
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Sloss
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 17
Section: 606
Open Seats: 17
Section: 606
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Sloss
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 13
Section: 608
Open Seats: 13
Section: 608
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Sloss
Term: Summer 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 26
Section: 609
Open Seats: 26
Section: 609