Introduction to Sociology
3 Credit Hours

Course Description

This course is a concise study of human behavior from the perspective of sociologists. It will examine the ways in which social interaction, social processes, and social institutions comprise our sociological imagination. The course will also explore the ways in which personality, status, role, class, gender, age, and ethnicity affect human interactions and institutions.

Course Delivery:
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.

Course Requirements
Supplemental Materials & Equipment Required:
A working e-mail account and Internet access. Access to a computer with a word processing program. Syllabus, course guide, and workbook are also required; these items will be sent to you upon registration.

Required Work
There are fifteen topic exams, eleven discussion question responses, four essay assignments, and one term paper that students are required to complete for this course. 

Instructor: Dr. Pete Conis;Dr. Allisa R. King