Sociological Inquiry

SOCIOL110D

Introduction to social networks, groups, organizations and institutions with a focus on the contemporary U.S. The impact of technology on social interaction and cultural change. Investigation of cultural and social construction of individual characteristics (e.g., race, gender) as well as of scientific and professional standards. Ethical controversies surrounding health care, education, income inequality, and related topics. Course will help prepare students for the social and behavioral science portion of the MCAT exam. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, EI, SS