The focus of this multicultural course is to introduce students to the discipline of sociology through the examination of U.S. society. Students explore various aspects of society, examining how individuals, groups, communities and societies act and interact, utilizing macro and micro perspectives. Students are introduced to a wide range of conceptual frameworks and approaches used to examine and understand society. Some of the topics discussed include: the self, socialization, roles and status, culture, cultural diversity, family, social stratification and inequality. Every semester.