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Social Patterns
Social Processes
Social Stratification (Process and Structure)
The Sociological Perspective

HSS-007 – Introductory Sociology

About the Course
The Introductory Sociology examination is designed to assess an individuals knowledge of the material typically presented in a one-semester introductory-level sociology course at most colleges and universities. The examination emphasizes basic facts and concepts as well as general theoretical approaches used by sociologists on the topics of institutions, social patterns, social processes, social stratifications and the sociological perspective. Highly-specialized knowledge of the subject and the methodology of the discipline is not required or measured by the test content.

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Credit by Exam Program
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam Bank Questions = 364
FlashCard Phrases = 355
Media Web Links = 3

Recommended Prerequisits

Section 1 - Institutions
This section will cover the following areas:
  • Economic
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Medical
  • Political
  • Religious
Section 2 - Social Patterns
This section will cover the following areas:
  • Community
  • Demography
  • Human ecology
  • Rural/urban patterns
Section 3 - Social Processes
This section will cover the following areas:
  • Collective behavior and social movements
  • Culture
  • Deviance and social control
  • Groups and organizations
  • Social change
  • Social interaction
  • Socialization
Section 4 - Social Stratification (Process and Structure)
This section will cover the following areas:
  • Aging
  • Power and social inequality
  • Professions and occupations
  • Race and ethnic relations
  • Sex and gender roles
  • Social class
  • Social mobility
Section 5 - The Sociological Perspective
This section will cover the following areas:
  • History of sociology
  • Methods
  • Sociological theory

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