Course Description

Explore the nature of society and how it influences individual and social behaviour. Examine the historical roots and key theoretical perspectives in sociology and the contemporary relevance of the sociological imagination. Develop an appreciation of thinking sociologically as applied to a range of social issues and social problems, including; culture, socialization, social inequality, education, families, and crime and deviance.

General Education Elective: Prior to selecting this course as a General Education Elective, you must review the list of restricted courses by program to verify that the course can be applied to your program. Upon successful completion, you must apply for an exemption to have the credit recognized as a general education elective on your record. These are represented as an “E” on your transcript and are not calculated as part of your overall GPA. Visit the General Education Electives webpage for more information.




Sociology for Social Service Workers (SSCI10047)

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