Ana G. Méndez University (Orlando, Florida)

Principles of Sociology

This course is a compendium of SOCI 201-202. It studies the nature, development and functions of social groups and institutions and how they affect individuals in their social interaction. It allows students to expand its general education and to deepen in its social knowledge, specifically in the field of sociology. To such effects, the student will extend his knowledge and will develop his/hers skills and attitudes by studying principles of sociology, a critical thinking exercise, the application of sociological theories and the analysis of social dynamics in general, in the United States and the world.

Research Techniques in Social Sciences

This course is designed to introduce the student to the skills and techniques of applied social science research methods. Writing the research purpose, hypothesizing, data collection and analysis, application of findings and conclusion will be emphasized.

Individual, Community, Government, and Social Responsibility I

Study of the civic, social, cultural and psychological components of the individual in society. Emphasis will be given to the personal, interpersonal and social dimensions.

Individual, Community, Government, and Social Responsibility II

Study of civic, social, cultural and psychological elements of the individual in society; with emphasis in political, economic and environmental dimensions.

Applied Statistics Methods for Social Sciences

Statistical methods applied course is introductory to the field of statistical methodology. applicable to the field of social sciences. It provides an overview of descriptive and inferential statistics of greatest relevance to the field of social services.

Social Problems

This course will study, analyze and discuss social problems present in modern society. The focus of the topics to be discussed will be from a sociological perspective. Special attention will be given to the analysis of the effects that social problems have on each social institution.

Statistics Methods for Social Sciences

This course is an introduction to the statistical methodology as applied to social sciences. Basic statistical concepts and techniques are introduced. The course also emphasizes the scientific and graphical presentation of data, as well as its analysis.

Contemporary Economic and Political Issues

Interdisciplinary approach to the interrelation of social organizations and the political and economic systems in the contemporary world. Study of social, political and economic development. Analysis of selected events and current issues.