Sociology 1 (SOCI 1100) - Introductory Sociology - This course introduces the discipline of sociology, its major social theories and research methods, to study social structure and social processes, with an emphasis on formal organizations, culture and identity, and social stratification. The main theories in sociology are employed to examine the following areas: socialization, organizations and bureaucracy, gender and sexuality, culture and mass media, deviance and crime, race and ethnicity, and social stratification and inequality in a Canadian and global context.
The course is a combination of lectures, class and group discussions, films and library research.
Sociology 1 and 2 can also be taken concurrently or in either order.
Course code: SOCI 1100
Length: 60 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.