About SOC 001 ZRA

Fundamental principles and problems in the sociological analysis of the structure and dynamics of modern society.


CDE students only even after level restrictions are removed; Degree students enroll in SOC 001 A

Section Description

This course is designed to provide you with an introduction to the academic discipline of sociology. Upon completion of the course, you should have a familiarity with: a) the major subfields of sociology; b) the principal methods of data gathering and analysis used in sociological research; and c) some of the most important contributions made by sociologists to social theory. An effort will be made to keep the topics covered relevant to contemporary social issues with a particular focus on the nexus of environment and society.

Section Expectation

There will be two midterm exams and a final. Exams will be in a multiple-choice format, though you will always have the option of taking a written essay exam instead. Make-ups will be given only under the most extraordinary circumstances, will require advance notice on the part of the student, and will be in the written essay format, only. There will be ten 4-point quizzes given throughout the semester based on the assigned reading for that day.


First Exam 40 points Second Exam 40 points Final Exam (cumulative) 40 points 10 Quizzes (4 points each) 40 points TOTAL 160 points

Course Dates



Fleming Museum 101 (View Campus Map)


to on Tuesday and Thursday

Important Dates

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Note: These dates may not be accurate for select courses during the Summer Session.

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