Course Name : INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY I
Program Detail : The science of sociology focuses on how people interact with each other where as psychology is more concerned with individual behavior. This course attempts to assist students to better understand how to expect people in groups to behave. Knowledge in sociological concepts enables the emergency services professional to better comprehend happenings in ones community as well as behaviors to expect in mass casualty incidents and emergencies surrounded by mass gatherings. The course involves reading and written response assignments, Internet exercises and vocabulary building in the development of sociology, and social organization and the individual. Topics included are: culture, social structure, social networks, groups and organizations and crime and the criminal justice system. Evaluations are based on 11 short essay questions, and a final exam all on an open book basis.
Course Level : Online Undergraduate Courses
Course Website : http://www.acpm.edu/courses.asp
College/University Name : American College of Prehospital Medicine