An investigation of the nature of contemporary urban society. The origin and growth of cities and the dynamics of urban social interaction will be central areas of attention. Urban crime, conflict, and ecology will also be part of the examination
of social life in cities.
Introduction to Sociology (APS‑120)
Introduction to Sociology
An introduction to the nature and study of social relationships and social institutions.
We will study human group behaviour in terms of culture, social interaction,
socialization, ethnicity, and gender. We will also analyze the internal dynamics and
external relations of social institutions including the family, church, school, and state.