• Program: Sociology
  • Course: Introduction to Sociology
  • Course #: SOCI2100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

Sociology is the scientific study of human social activity. This course will emphasize the methods analysis and perspectives of sociology along with focus on the characteristics of human group life as it relates to the structure of social environment and its influence on the individual.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course.
Define Sociology
Identify social issues
Apply social methods
Differentiate social theories
Exemplify social group characteristics
Contrast local and global issues
Distinguish class characteristics
Identify socially deviant behavior
Recognize attitudes between different social categories within cultures

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 2 & 5
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 and Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026. Basic computer skills recommended
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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