Batavia High School
GCC SOC 101/Fall 2009
Instructor: Mr. John Mangefrida
Class A/C days Blocks 2 & 3 Room 73
Telephone: (585) 343-2480 Ext. 7351
Studies social patterns affecting the structure and functioning of group life such as cultural values, deviance, class structure, and social change. Examines methods and perspectives sociologists employ, and the ways group forces influence the individual in society.
Henslin, James M. (2006). Essentials of Sociology: Core Concepts, 2nd Edition. New York: Pearson
To understand sociological concepts and the research methodology utilized in sociology so that each person can apply basic concepts to his or her surroundings and appreciated the relevancy of sociology to his or her own life. The goal is to encourage each student to think critically about the social world by confronting sociological issues on the individual, societal, and global levels.