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COURSE SYLLABUS

SOC 102 Introduction to Sociology II

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8. COURSE OUTLINE
1.0 The Family
  1.1 The Family and Society
  1.2 Family Patterns
  1.3 Characteristics of the Family
  1.4 Future of the Family
2.0 Education
  2.1 Functions of Education
  2.2 American Educational System
  2.3 Theoretical Perspectives
  2.4 Modern Issues in Education
3.0 Religion
  3.1 The Sociological Approach to Religion
  3.2 Categories of Religion and Religious Organizations
  3.3 Religion in the United States
4.0 Economic Systems
  4.1 Comparative Economic systems
  4.2 Theories of Economic systems
  4.3 Social Effects of Corporate Capitalism
5.0 Political Systems
  5.1 Theories of Power
  5.2 The American Political Process
  5.3 Changes in the Politics
6.0 Science and Technology
  6.1 The Emergence of Science
  6.2 Science and Society
  6.3 Benefits and Costs
7.0 Population and Ecology
  7.1 Population Trends
  7.2 Overpopulation
  7.3 Ecology
  7.4 Health Issues
8.0 Cities In Transition
  8.1 Growth and Expansion of Cities
  8.2 Process of Urban Expansion
  8.3 Trends and Problems
  8.4 The Future of American Cities
9.0 Collective Behavior
  9.1 Theories of Collective Behavior
  9.2 Types of Collective Behavior
  9.3 Social Movements
  9.4 Public Opinion
10.0 Socio-cultural Change
  10.1 Theories of Social Change
  10.2 Technology and Social Change
  10.3 Modernization – Characteristics and Causes
  10.4 Future Trends