Sociology: Your Social Life (SOCE210v)
0.5 (semester course)
This course offers students a unique opportunity to compare Christian and humanistic perspectives of the field of sociology (the scientific study of society), and to consider major topics through the lens of a Biblical Worldview. Students will examine how society shapes human actions and beliefs, and how human actions and beliefs in turn shape society. Major topics include marriage and family, religion and education, the economy and politics, sports and entertainment, population and the environment, cities and urban life, collective behavior and social movements, and social change.
Sociology 200 (SOCE200) and Sociology 210 (SOCE210) can be taken at the same time, or at different times in any order. Neither course is a prerequisite for the other, however, if students are planning to take both sociology courses in different semesters, it is slightly encouraged that SOCE200 be taken first in order to help establish an over-arching view of the field.
Sociology is the study of human society, and this course is an excellent opportunity to consider the patterns of social interactions in the world around you through the lens of a Biblical worldview. Please join us as we study marriage and family, religion and education, the economy and politics, sports and entertainment, population and the environment, cities and urban life, social movements, social change, microlending, and more! Through text lessons, web-based labs, and reflective choice-based research projects, students will understand these topics in relation to what God’s Word says about them and learn how that is often different than what the world says about them!
If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.
The group discussions were definitely my favorite part. They did so well at summarizing everything we had learned during that unit.
I think the course provided a great learning opportunity.
The course has many great lessons to be learned, and the assignments do very well to help you remember what it is you learned. I had great fun with this course and I think that everyone should take an opportunity to enjoy it.