SOC 205: Social Change in Societies

Credits 4
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Explores how societies change by utilizing sociological perspectives to compare and contrast the impacts of changes on individuals and our social institutions (such as the family, economy, politics, education, and religion).

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

  • Apply sociological perspectives and use their sociological imagination in their reflections on the causes of social change and the impact of change on people and social institutions.
  • Locate themselves (connect their personal biography and social status with societal history) in the process of social change and social movements.
  • Participate as active citizens in their societies and communities, demonstrating respect for diversity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Grading Options
Letter Grades
Additional Information

This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Social Sciences/ASOT-B, Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAOT.