BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

SOCI-111 - Introduction to Sociology I - 3.00 Credits

SOCI-111 - Introduction to Sociology I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
An introduction to the concepts and techniques employed in the study of social relationships. The course examines diversity and change in society focusing on the impact of social institutions, culture, socialization, social roles and gender.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Associate of Arts Degree- Criminology - Year 2
  • Associate of Arts Degree- First Nations Studies - Year 1
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2021 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, English 12 or English Studies 12 and/or English First Peoples 12 or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

    • identify and understand the factors that result in the development of unique cultural features of selected First Nations in relation to sociological theory;

    • demonstrate two major methodological approaches to gather data, identify and define social institutions;

    • demonstrate an ability to use basic sociological terminology and an application of concepts;

    • interpret and assess the issues and concerns raised by sociological research, within First Nations communities; and

    • work effectively and co-operatively in groups.

    Text and Materials:
  • Macionis, John H. & Gerber, Linda M. (1999). Sociology (3rd ed.).
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    W9:00AM - 12:00PM07 Sep 202121 Dec 2021
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    W9:00AM - 12:00PM07 Sep 202121 Dec 2021