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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for SOC 101 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
SOC 1111 - General Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
(Meets MnTC Goals 2 and 5) Recommended Skills, Abilities, or Coursework: College-level reading and writing This course is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior in groups and the social forces that shape society and to the social construction of reality. Special attention is given to the application of sociological ideas and analysis. Topics include, but are not limited to, methods of research, major sociological theory, culture, socialization, group dynamics and interaction, deviance and crime; social stratification; race, ethnicity, and gender; the family; social institutions; population and environment; and social change.
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Bemidji State University
SOC 1104 - Society and Social Issues - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Examines concepts and theories that describe and explain social life. Focuses on aspects of culture, social class, race relations, and gender relations as they are determined by society, and on how humans create and recreate groups, structures, and institutions. Liberal Education Goal Area 5.
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Central Lakes College
SOCL 1401 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
This foundation course is highly recommended as the starting point from which students may logically proceed to higher level sociology classes. Students will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of the sociological perspective, including culture, socialization, organization, authority, deviance and inequality. Using the scientific method, students will hone their critical thinking skills by interpreting, analyzing, and evaluating the social world.
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Century College
SOC 1020 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is a survey of sociology's major theoretical perspectives and research methods. Basic concepts include culture, socialization, groups, organizations, deviance, social institutions, change, and inequalities based on class, race, and gender. The course explains how sociological research is conducted using concepts, theories, and methods as well as the significance of a global perspective for understanding social behavior. Prerequisite: Assessment score placement in ENGL 1021 or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher and assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher.
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Dakota County Technical College
SOCY 1110 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
This course covers the basic concepts and terminology used in sociological studies. Sociology is broadly defined as the study of human social organization and social behavior including its forms and consequences. It will focus on the characteristics of human group life as they relate to the structure of the social environment and its influence on the individual. This course is designed to introduce students to the theories, concepts and areas of inquiry that typically characterize sociological analyses. Students will have the opportunity to examine the ethical/dimensions and issues facing political, social, and personal life as it relates to the topics in Sociology. Students will explore their own citizenship and find ways to apply their ideas and goals to civic learning and service learning through embracing facets of human society and the human condition. Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 9
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
SOC 1001 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
A survey of the characteristics of human group life with emphasis on the structure of the social environment and its influence upon the individual.
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Hibbing Community College
SOC 1100 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is a general introduction to the study of human relationships, group aspects of behavior, and social institutions. Special attention is given to the basic terms, concepts, and theories used in the discipline of sociology. Prerequisite: None. MNTC goal area:(5)History/Social/Behavioral Sciences and (7)Human Diversity.
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Inver Hills Community College
SOC 1100 - Introduction to Sociology - 4 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Emphasizes methods, basic concepts, terminology, and perspectives used by sociologists in analysis of social relationships. Sociological analysis will focus on American government, family, education, religion, and the economy.
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Itasca Community College
SOC 1101 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
This course examines how society, social institutions and groups affect human behavior. Students will learn about the sociological perspective, basic concepts, and theories used in the discipline of sociology. This course meets MTC areas 2, 5 and 7. Prerequisite(s): None
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Lake Superior College
SOC 1111 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course involves both an explanation of and active practice in using the sociological perspective to examine the world around us. It introduces Sociology as a discipline and sociological ways of understanding human social interaction and processes such as socialization, deviance, culture/society, and social change. This class teaches the use of Sociology in class via small-group exercises and the use of computers to explore questions about the social world. MTC goal areas: (5) History and the Social and Behavior Sciences, and (7) Human Diversity. (Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing as identified in Placement Test results) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College
SOC 1555 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is a survey of characteristics of human group life with emphasis on the structure of the social environment and its influence upon the individual.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
SOCI 1105 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course covers an introduction to the sociological method and perspective. The course will give you a grasp of how social scientific inquiry is conducted; how to use sociological theory and concepts; and the importance of a global perspective in understanding people, their problems and potentials.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
SOC 1111 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2, 5 and 7. This course is an introduction to the study of societies and the social factors that influence individual and group behavior. The course incorporates sociological and other critical thinking models for the investigation of various components of social life: culture, socialization, social organization, social stratification, social institutions, populations dynamics and social change.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Introduces the sociological approach to understanding the structure and dynamics of society. Focuses on socialization, organization, social inequality, institutions, and social change. MnTC Goal 5.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
Overview of the nature and characteristics of human societies; the structure and processes of social life; impact of social forces on individuals and groups; interdependence of society and the individual; emphasis on cultural diversity and globalism.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
SOC 1101 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Introduction to Sociology introduces the student to basic sociology concepts. Topics include: sociological theory, research, culture, socialization, groups and social stratification. In addition, the sociology of social class, gender, race, and family will be explored. Prerequisite: STSK 0090 or evidence of college level reading ability through assessment test or prior college coursework.
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Normandale Community College
SOC 1104 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
An examination of the basic social processes which give order and structure to our lives: socialization, changing social roles, power and privilege, modernization and culture.
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North Hennepin Community College
SOC 1110 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is a study of social and cultural aspects of human behavior. Topics include society and culture, roles and norms, groups and organizations, deviance, inequality, social and cultural change, and research methods.
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Northland Community and Technical College
SOCI 1101 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 5, 7) This course introduces students to the sociological perspective and the basic concepts of sociology to enhance understanding of the larger society and its influence on the individual. Prerequisites: None
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Pine Technical and Community College
SOCI 1200 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course presents an overview of the characteristics, structures, and processes that shape human societies. Students will examine the impact of social forces on individuals and groups as well as the concurrent effect of individuals on society. Course emphasis is on cultural diversity and globalism.
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Ridgewater College
SOC 0105 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
An introduction into the realm of sociology introducing and familiarizing the student with basic sociology, terminology, concepts and theories including culture, personality, stratification, group behavior, conflict and basic social attitudes and approaches. Human interaction is viewed through the prisms of family, state, religion, education and economics. MnTC Goal: 5, 7
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Riverland Community College
SOCI 1101 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course is a survey of the sociological concepts, theories and ideas that have been developed through the scientific study of human interaction. The emphasis of the course is the description and analysis of the nature and characteristics of societies, the structure and processes of social life, the influence of social forces on individuals and groups with an emphasis on cultural diversity and globalism. MnTC (Goals 5/SS and 7/HD); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College
SOC 1614 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Critical Thinking (02)
Human Diversity (07)
An introduction to the process of applying a sociological perspective to understanding the social world including patterns of behavior and interaction, culture, socialization, social structure, groups and organizations, social stratification, institutions and social change. (Prerequisites: College level reading and writing). (3 C/3 lect, 0 lab). MNTC: Goal 2/Critical Thinking, Goal 5/History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Goal 7/Human Diversity.
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Saint Paul College
SOCI 1710 - Introduction to Sociology - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course introduces students to sociology: the systematic study of human interaction and society. Major theoretical perspectives and research methods of sociology will be examined. The primary goal is to create an awareness of and appreciation for the range of social and cultural variations throughout the United States and worldwide, stressing characteristics shared by all people. Readings and social science examples will be drawn from cultures around the world, including the pluralistic culture of the United States. Another focus of the class is to dispel common myths and stereotypes surrounding society and human behavior. (Prerequisite(s): READ 0721 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate assessment score.) (MnTC: Goals 5 & 7) 4C/4/0/0
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South Central College
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology - SEE NOTE ATTACHED - 4 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Global Perspective (08)
The world is a far more diverse place than you might think! This course is a broad survey of sociology and its practical uses for all of us. In this course, students are introduced to a variety of topics, emphasizing breadth rather than depth. After learning about the basic theories and methods of sociology, students will cover topics such as race, gender, education, religion, social class, work, family, the environment, government and politics, organizations and bureaucracy, and other topics. Students will learn about the nature of all of these areas and their effects on individuals and their broader implications for society. In the end, students will leave with a far greater understanding of how society is organized and what that means for where we have been, where we are, and where we are going as a people. (Prerequisites: Must have a score of 78 or higher on the Reading portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of READ 0080 and READ 0090 with a grade of C or higher) (MNTC 5, 8: History/Social & Behavioral Sciences, Global Perspective)
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Southwest Minnesota State University
SOCI 101 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
A survey of basic concepts and research areas in sociology, including sociology origins, major theoretical perspectives, research methods, culture, social structure, socialization, group processes, formal organizations, deviance and social control, stratification, racial/ethnic and gender inequality, social institutions, demography, collective behavior, and social change.
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St. Cloud State University
SOC 160 - Principles of Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human social interaction, including culture, groups, group and personality, group interaction, community, social institutions, cultural change, social disorganization. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
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Vermilion Community College
SOC 1555 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
This course examines the characteristics of human group life, factors associated with development of human group life and social environment, structure of social environment and its influence upon an individual's behavior.
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Winona State University
SOC 150 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Human Diversity (07)
Sociology is a social science concerned with the systematic study of human society. Students will learn about the foundations of sociology and the basics of social research methods, and will explore dimensions of social inequality and social institutions. Meets GOAL 5 and GOAL 7. Grade only. Offered each semester.
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