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SOC1114 – Sociology Service Learning pdf

Credits: 1 (0/1/0)
Description: Meets MnTC goal Area 5. This course emphasizes an enriched understanding of social issues and prospects for improving them through direct work/research in a sociological setting. In an actual community setting, students will participate in and make observations of social intervention. These observations will be critically processed in relation to key sociological concepts. The nature of service learning usually necessitates that students be prepared to be off-campus and to participate outside of regular class hours (20-25 hours). Students may need transportation to field sites. Additional expenses may be incurred. Course may be repeated for credit up to three times.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Competencies:
  1. Use sociological methods to observe and experience a social intervention.
  2. Examine the social institutions involved with the intervention.
  3. Apply sociological concepts to the social intervention and involved institutions.
  4. Utilize micro-sociological and macro-sociological perspectives to examine social issues.
MnTC goal areas:
  • 5. History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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