Texas Common Number
SOCI 1301
Course Number Course Title Day & Time Course Fee Register
SOC 302 Introduction to the Study of Society Online $895.00
Course Type
Self-Paced Online
Class Description

Sociology is the study of the interactions of individuals with each other and within groups, and of the effects of their individual and group behavior on each other. In this online class, students will take a close look at specific aspects of U.S. society, including class structure, economics, the military-industrial complex, and more.

View syllabus.

This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework and exams.

Textbooks and Materials

  • Feagin, Joe R., Feagin, Clairece B. and D. Baker. Social Problems, 6th ed. Prentice Hall, 2006. ISBN: 0-13-099927-X
  • Andersen, Margaret L. and Patricia Hill Collins. Race, Class, and Gender, 7th ed. Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2010. ISBN: 0-495-59882-8

Technical Requirements

Students are required to use a laptop or desktop computer with a high-speed internet connection. Tablets and smartphones are not supported. The computer should have a modern and updated operating system, at least 2GB of RAM, a webcam, a microphone and also meet Honorlock's system requirements for online testing.

Official UT Austin Course Description

The nature of human societies, social processes, social interaction, and the sociological approach.

Class Prerequisites


Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.