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College of Extended Learning

Individual and Society

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Sociology SOCI 3403 Three (3) credit hours

This course aims at bringing about awareness of the processes involved in social interaction. It uses the theory of symbolic interactionism as a sociological framework for the study of the self and its presentation, the process of socialization, stereotyping and stigma, and collective behaviour and social movements.

Instructor: Dr. Ahmad Rahmanian (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • Gain familiarity with one of the most important sociological theories.
  • Understand the role stigmas and stereotypes play in society and their impact on individuals and groups.
  • Learn how power is used to mobilize support and effect social change.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 6 x Assignments (96% total - Each assignment includes 3 or 4 tasks)
  • 1 x Participation (4% - Contribute to course discussions by addressing the discussion item)
  • 1 x Bonus (2% - Summarize one of the modules covered in the course; you can choose which one. You have two options: 1. Write a paper of approximately 300 words, or; 2. Create a video with a maximum length of 5 minutes.)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.