Registration for the Summer 2018 semester is open now! For information about signing up for summer classes, visit www.kellogg.edu/registration. To apply to KCC online for free, visit www.kellogg.edu/step1.
Interested in sociology? Here are two sociology (SOCI) classes offered at Kellogg Community College during the Summer 2018 semester. For a complete list of Summer 2018 semester classes offered at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu and click on “Class Schedules” in the top menu to search for sections.
SOCI 201: Introduction to Sociology (3 Credits)
This course introduces students to the scientific study of society. It examines the way society is structured and the social inequalities that shape the lives of different classes, racial and ethnic groups, and men and women. Students will study how social institutions such as the media, the family and the educational system influence society and socialize us into our environment while investigating how people create and change the social world through collective action. Topics explored generally include wealth and income, poverty and inequality, globalization, politics and power, health, aging and the life course, urbanization, work and unemployment, crime and deviance.
SOCI 202: Social Problems (3 Credits)
This course examines the causes and consequences of social problems that face masses of people in the US and around the world, such as poverty, inequality, crime, war, lack of access to health care, deficiencies in the educational system, discrimination, political persecution, etc. It explores these questions through the lens of sociological theories, builds social awareness and helps students evaluate and think critically about strategies aimed at addressing social problems.
The first Summer 2018 classes start May 14, and the semester ends Aug. 8. For information about signing up for summer classes, visit www.kellogg.edu/registration. For more information about studying sociology at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu/sociology.