SOCI 1001: Introduction to Sociology*

Course Description:
Three credits. Modern society and its social organization, institutions, communities, groups, and social roles: the socialization of individuals, family, gender, race and ethnicity, religion, social class, crime and deviance, population, cities, political economy, and social change.

Semester offered: Fall, Spring or Full-Year.

Student Eligibility Guidelines for SOCI 1001:

Successful completion of at least one year of a high school history or social studies course or instructor consent is recommended. 

Instructor Certification Requirements: 

A syllabus of the proposed course and either:

1. M.A. in Sociology


2. B.A. in Sociology or a related social science field (such as, but not limited to, Political Science, Human Rights, or Anthropology),  and three graduate courses in Sociology. Successful candidates need to have earned a Master’s degree (education or other department).

Instructor Resources: 

SOCI 1000 Sample Syllabus

*Pilot course. Contact UConn before applying as this course runs in a limited number of high schools.