Talking Society

8 credits for 10 students.  Coordinator: Shaili Singh.

In this learning community we will explore the multiple ways in which a society promotes or prevents social change and will also focus on how citizens deal with issues in society through writing. This cluster is for First Year EOP students only.

SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Cr. MW 2-3:15 p.m.  Gonos, G.
Sociology as study of human behavior, social groups, socialization, stratification and social change; a consideration of basic social institutions. Satisfies General Education SA requirement
 
COMP 101 Writing and Critical Thinking 4 Cr. MTuWTh 12-12:50 p.m. Springsteen, K.

Encourages development of writing, critical thinking and the use of information resources. Addresses how language permits communication, shapes thought and changes through time. Satisfies General Education FW requirement.

FY 100 First Year Success Seminar; 1 Cr. W 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. Singh, S.
The First Year Success Seminar for EOP students is a one-credit course designed as a semester long continuation of the extended EOP Pre-Freshman Orientation.   FYSS provides students with an opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring the academic standards of the college, learning to manage their academic progress, and most importantly, making further connections with the college, its faculty, staff, and students.  The course is designed to accelerate student transition to the college through exploration of issues and concerns common to first year college students.