SOC 120 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 120 Introduction to Sociology SOC 120 Week 1 CheckPoint Sociological Research Methods SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 1 And DQ 2 SOC 120 Week 2 CheckPoint Culture Shock SOC 120 Week 2 Individual Prejudice and Discrimination Article SOC 120 Week 3 CheckPoint Social Construction of Reality SOC..
SOC 120 Week 1 CheckPoint Sociological Research Methods Search the Online Library for an article or case study about suicide in the United States. Try key words such as “research on suicide” to narrow your search. The article must contain sufficient data on suicide for you to determine the resear..
SOC 120 Week 1 DQ 1 And DQ 2 Week 1 DQ 1 Read the article from The New York Times on p. 33 in the text. According to this article, the American military does not represent an accurate cross section of Americans. How would a sociologist view the reasons for the uneven representation in the..
SOC 120 Week 2 CheckPoint Culture Shock Resources: Ch. 2 and the Global Sociology box on p. 39 of Society Read the Global Sociology box on p. 39 in the text, then respond to the following questions in 200- to 300-words: · If you were visiting ..
SOC 120 Week 2 Individual Prejudice and Discrimination Article Imagine you are going on a 6-month expedition to a foreign country to experience the diversity of this country and study the affect of prejudice and discrimination within this country. While you are there, you journal your experiences..
SOC 120 Week 3 CheckPoint Social Construction of Reality Compose a 200- to 300-word response addressing the following questions: · Describe your social status as you see it. For example, if you have a job, is your status at work different than it..
SOC 120 Week 3 DQ 1 And DQ 2 Week 3 DQ 1 Discuss the stages of human development (as explained by the theories presented in the text) by answering the following questions: · Which agents of socialization are most important at certain stages of..
SOC 120 Week 4 CheckPoint Social and Formal Groups Comparison Resource: Ch. 5 of Society Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following: · Describe a social group and a formal organization that you are currently part of or were a part of..
SOC 120 Week 4 Individual Evolution of Formal Organizations Paper Resource: Ch. 5 of Society Review the following scenario: You work for a formal organization in the United States that has an open, flexible organizational structure as described in Figure 5-5 on p. 126 of Society. You have a re..
SOC 120 Week 5 DQ 1 And DQ 2 Week 5 DQ 1 What are some ways in which American society is stratified? What do you think the impact is on society when groups are stratified? Week 5 DQ 2 Give at least two specific examples from your personal experience that demonstrate stratificat..
SOC 120 Week 6 CheckPoint Deviant Behavior Resource: Ch. 7 of Society Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following: · Provide an example of a human behavior that is considered deviant in one society, but is not considered deviant in ot..
SOC 120 Week 6 Individual Punishment Research Paper Statistics show that there is a high rate of criminal recidivism in the United States. This raises the question, “Does punishment deter crime? Resources: Ch. 7 of Society and the Online Library Research the ..
SOC 120 Week 7 CheckPoint Urbanization Trends Resources: Ch. 15 of Society and the Online Library Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following: · Explain urban growth trends in the world’s poorest countries. What causes urbanization in..
SOC 120 Week 7 DQ 1 And DQ 2 Week 7 DQ 1 Study the map 15-1 on p. 421 in the text. Looking at the data on the map, what patterns do you see? Now, consider the following statistic: The United Nations predicts that by 2025 wealthy societies will grow by 57 million people, while poor societies..
SOC 120 Week 8 CheckPoint Social Change and Modernization Resource: Ch. 16 of Society Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the following: · Define social change. What are the key features of social change? Provide four examples of social mov..
SOC 120 Week 8 Individual Future of Modernization Paper Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper addressing the following questions: · How does modernization manifest itself in U.S. society? Use one of the modern theorists introduced in Ch. 1..
SOC 120 Week 9 Capstone DQ Which topics or concepts interested you most in this course? How might you apply them to your life? Were there any topics you would like to explore further? Discuss why they were meaningful to you. ..
SOC 120 Week 9 Final Project Analyze a Sociological Issue In this course, you have learned about many different kinds of social problems and controversial issues in societies around the world and in the United States, such as poverty, social inequality, race and cultural discrimination, gender st..
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