Mar 19, 2018  
Guam Community College 2012-2013 Catalog 
Guam Community College 2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SO 130 - Introduction to Sociology (3)

Sociology is the scientific study of how people behave in groups and the rules that guide group behavior. Everyone is a member of societal groups and people experience different kinds of relationships and play multiple roles in groups. This course examines those groups, people’s individual roles, interpersonal relationships, cultures, and families. This knowledge is helpful to everyone including managers and professionals in any field. This course is a required general education core course for all associate degree programs. Course Offering: As needed.

Prerequisite(s): EN 100R , EN 100W .
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify how societies instill values in individuals, families and groups.
  2. Demonstrate familiarity with other societies objectively utilizing the sociological imagination.
  3. Contrast the four primary theoretical sociological perspectives.
  4. Explain various degrees of poverty and inequality to include why these patterns continue to exist generation after generation.

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