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Course Materials

  • Introduction to Sociology 3e Instructor Resources (2021, Openstax, CC BY)
  • Introduction to Sociology (Saylor Academy) This course is an introduction to a range of basic sociological principles as well as the origins of sociology as a discipline and major sociological theories and methods of research.  The course tries to develop a "sociological imagination" by relating the topics and theories to one's life experiences.


  • JSTOR Open Access. Search thousands of free journal articles and open access book chapters.
  • Sociological Science A general interest, open access sociology journal committed to the highest standards of rigor and relevance. We aim to be the flagship journal for social scientists committed to advancing a general understanding of social processes.