Course Description Detail Page

SOC 1005 Introductory Sociology
3 hours; 3 credits

This course is a survey of sociological perspectives-particularly social interactionism, functionalism, and conflict theory. It focuses on the role of culture in shaping behavior patterns; key social institutions, such as the family, work, and religion; and the ways that globalization and multiculturalism are altering contemporary social life.

Baruch Common Core (for students who entered Baruch prior to Fall 2013): This course satisfies the Tier II Social Sciences requirement.

CUNY Pathways at Baruch (for students who entered Baruch Fall 2013 or later, or who “opt-in” to CUNY Pathways): This course satisfies the “Individual and Society” requirement of the Flexible Core.

Prerequisite: None