DSOC 1101

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Introduction to theory and research in sociology. Demonstrates how the insights, theories, and methods of sociological analysis can be brought to bear on major issues of social life. A primary goal is to convey a sense of the manner in which sociologists formulate theories and how the collection and analysis of data are used to evaluate those theories. Provides "hands-on" experience in analyzing sociological issues. Students undertake guided research exercises that involve using computers to analyze actual data. No prior background is presumed; necessary skills are covered in class and section meetings.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: Students may not receive credit for both DSOC 1101 and SOC 1101.

Distribution Category (D-AG, KCM-AG, SBA-AG)

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to discuss the classical origins of sociology, as well as give examples of contemporary social scientific research.
  • Students will be able to discuss key sociological theories and concepts.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate the uses and usefulness of social science.
  • Students will be able to reason quantitatively and qualitatively in regards to social science reasoning and decision-making.

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1201DSOC 1101  LEC 001

  • Students may not take both DSOC 1101 and SOC 1101 for credit.

  •  1202DSOC 1101  DIS 201

  •  1203DSOC 1101  DIS 202

  •  1204DSOC 1101  DIS 203

  •  1205DSOC 1101  DIS 204

  •  1206DSOC 1101  DIS 205

  •  1207DSOC 1101  DIS 206

  •  1208DSOC 1101  DIS 207

  •  1209DSOC 1101  DIS 208

  •  1211DSOC 1101  DIS 210

  •  1212DSOC 1101  DIS 211

  •  1213DSOC 1101  DIS 212

  •  3780DSOC 1101  DIS 213