SOCIAL STUDIES Introduction to Sociology

  • Higher Education
SOCIAL STUDIES Introduction to Sociology
Introduces students to the basic concepts of sociology: culture, socialization, social stratification, multiculturalism, and the five institutions, including family, government, economics, religion, and education. Other topics include demography, deviance, technology, environment, social issues, social change, social organization, and workplace issues.

Technical College: 3 Credits

Credit: 0.5

Length: (1) Trimester

Grade Level: 11, 12

Prerequisite: Placement Test Scores ACT Reading 13+, COMPASS Reading 60+, ACCUPLACER Reading 70+. This class requires student participation online in addition to being an Interactive Distance Learning class. Learn more about Western's online learning resources at If you are enrolling in an online or blended class for the first time, you will be required to complete a series of online training modules prior to the start of the class.

Cum Laude Points: 0.5

Career Cluster(s):

  • 11
  • 12
  • SOC ST