This course introduces students to sociology, the scientific study of societies and the groups that make up societies, as well as the social context of human behavior. The course examines core sociological concepts and research strategies, including surveys, experimentation, ethnography and analysis of existing data. Substantively, students are introduced to topics such as culture, socialization, groups and group dynamics, crime and deviance, social class and stratification of wealth, race, gender and age in a global context, work and the economy, health and medicine, education, marriage and family, religion, politics and government, urbanization, globalization and demography. Class Notes: This is a hybrid section of this course and is a blend of online and on-campus instruction. The class will meet at the campus and days noted on the MyFSCJ schedule. The remainder of the class is online and must be accessed in Blackboard through MyFSCJ. Students must have stable internet access. Enrollment Requirements: Must qualify to enroll in ENC 1101 or must have taken ENC 1101 or ENC 1101C.