University of Portland Bulletin 2021-2022

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

An introduction to the theories, scientific methods, and findings of sociology concerning group behavior, society, culture, social institutions, and social change. Students learn how social patterns and structures shape individuals’ experiences of the world and how our lives in turn shape society. Special attention is paid to social and cultural diversity in the U.S., including class, race, ethnicity, and gender. 

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