GED 216 Introduction to Sociology (Social Sciences)
3 Semester Units
Introduction to Sociology is a study of how society influences the way people act, think and feel. Culture, society, social interactions, social class and gender stratification all influence every part of who people are, how they behave and how they participate in their existence on this earth. An introduction to social problems including minority inequality, aging and death, women’s rights and urban problems, in general, is also explored.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Discover a fresh and exciting way to see yourself within the larger social world.
- Understand that the United States and other rich nations cast long shadows affecting social life in poorer nations around the world.
- Discover how to apply sociology in your everyday life.