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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 12, Rm 364
Faculty: Frost
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 4
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 103
Open Seats: 4
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 103
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 4, Rm 011
Faculty: Johnson
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 200
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 200
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 364
Faculty: Gish
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 2
Meets: MW from 3:30PM to 4:45PM
Section: 106
Open Seats: 2
Meets: MW from
3:30PM to 4:45PM
Section: 106
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 366
Faculty: Bakkum
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 2
Meets: W from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: Y05
Open Seats: 2
Meets: W from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: Y05
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 362
Faculty: Beranek
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 2
Meets: F from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y03
Open Seats: 2
Meets: F from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y03
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 362
Faculty: Beranek
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 9
Meets: F from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: Y04
Open Seats: 9
Meets: F from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: Y04
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 362
Faculty: Brooks
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 16
Meets: M from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 16
Meets: M from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: Y00
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hall
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 5
Meets: TTH from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: V00
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: V00
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Stevens
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 4
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: V03
Open Seats: 4
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: V03
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Frost
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 18
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: V01
Open Seats: 18
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: V01
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Irvin
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 15
Meets: MW from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: V04
Open Seats: 15
Meets: MW from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: V04
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Gish
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 5
Meets: TTH from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 201
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 201
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Frost
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 6
Section: 500
Open Seats: 6
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Sellassie
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 3
Section: 501
Open Seats: 3
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Sellassie
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 3
Section: 502
Open Seats: 3
Section: 502
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Gish
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 2
Section: 503
Open Seats: 2
Section: 503
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Gish
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 504
Open Seats: 5
Section: 504
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Hill-Mercer
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 505
Open Seats: 4
Section: 505
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Speice
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 3
Section: 506
Open Seats: 3
Section: 506
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Irvin
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 507
Open Seats: 4
Section: 507
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Lu
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 508
Open Seats: 4
Section: 508
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Sellassie
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 10
Meets: T from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: VY0
Open Seats: 10
Meets: T from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: VY0
Face to Face
Englewood Learning Center
Englewood, Rm 106
Faculty: Carmack
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: E21
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: E21
Blended Learning
Courseview Campus Center (Mason)
Mason Bldg A, Rm 105A
Faculty: Irvin
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 18
Meets: T from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: MY2
Open Seats: 18
Meets: T from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: MY2
Blended Learning
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 110
Faculty: Bakkum
Term: Fall 2021
Format: 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: 5
Meets: W from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: CY1
Open Seats: 5
Meets: W from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: CY1
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Johnson
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. 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
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. 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
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. 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: 24
Section: 5B2
Open Seats: 24
Section: 5B2
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: BLENDED MODALITY
Open Seats: 27
Section: 604
Open Seats: 27
Section: 604