What Is Sociology? An Introduction – Online Course
Examine perspectives on society, and the cultural issues facing society. Apply sociological theory to researching social groups.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone interested in sociology, cultural issues in society, or the workings of society more broadly. It would also suit those looking to develop their critical thinking or research skills.
What topics will you cover?
What is sociology?
What is sociological theory and why is it important?
Sex and gender
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify the difference between sex and gender and the terms binary and spectrum.
Explore the dominant narratives of femininity and masculinity.
Produce a glossary of sociological terms.
Investigate your own assumptions about popular culture.