Introduction to Sociology

The goal of this introductory course is to provide students with a general understanding of the theoretical, conceptual and methodological approaches that define sociology. Thus, this course is designed to examine some of the realities of everyday life and critically analyze perceptions of these social phenomena. In this section of the course, special attention will be paid to applications of the sociological perspective to understanding social phenomena that have particular relevance to health and medicine, in addition to applications to a wide range of other social phenomena.