Introduction to Sociology and Diversity Fundamentals


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: SOC: A matter of Perspective, McGraw Hill

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this course students will learn that Sociology is the study of people and how they interact with each other and various social groups. Students will look at people’s lives, their relationship to society as a whole, and how people are affected by the society in which they live. Particular emphasis will be on the dynamics of Canadian society and Canadian social problems. Students will also develop a better understanding of the concerns and issues of culturally diverse clients and their communities.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Part 1: Discuss and explain sociological concepts and theories in the following areas
Part 2: Discuss and Explain sociological concepts and theories as it relates to
Part 3: Recognize the need for anti-oppressive and culturally sensitive practice

Skill Competencies: Demonstrate promoting accessible and responsive programs and services within diverse needs and experiences of individuals, groups, families and communities.

Knowledge Competencies: Recognize diverse needs and experiences of individuals, groups, families and communities to promote accessible and responsive programs and services.