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SOC 85 - Social Skills Development
Guides the student through three stages of social skills development. Stage I helps to develop the students' personal, social and job-readiness skills. Stage II helps to develop the students' job-finding and job-entry skills. Stage III helps the student to maintain and improve his or her job performance.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
SOC 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
SOC 200 - Introduction to Sociology
Introduces the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology with attention to sociological theory, research methods, and the impact of social inequality. Examines a variety of topics such as culture, race, social class, gender, major social institutions and their role in contemporary society, and the processes of social change.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 200 Detailed Outline
SOC 210 - Survey of Physical and Cultural Anthropology
Examines physical characteristics and lifestyles of human ancestors and present populations. Explores cultures from around the world to study diverse adaptations made by humans.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 211 - Cultural Anthropology
Examines the origins, development, research, diversification and evolution of human cultures. Includes exposure to the variability of both Western and Non-Western aspects of culture. Provides an introduction to the nature of culture and its relationship to various social institutions and societies. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 211 Detailed Outline
SOC 215 - Sociology of the Family
Introduces tools to study family life through the sociological lens. Explores a variety of topics including various familial forms, divorce, and domestic violence.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 215 Detailed Outline
SOC 226 - Human Sexuality
Studies sociological research and theory on sexuality. Includes anatomy and physiology, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases and sexual behavior. Also approved for offering as HLT 136.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 236 - Criminology
Studies research and causal theories of criminal behavior. Examines crime statistics, crime victims, and types of criminal offenses. Introduces role of police, judicial and correctional system in treatment and punishment of offenders. Is also approved for ADJ Criminology.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 245 - Sociology of Aging
Introduces study of aging with special emphasis on later stages of the life cycle. Includes theories of aging, historical and comparative settings, social policy, and future trends of aging.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 266 - Race and Ethnicity
Considers race and ethnicity as social constructs that deeply affect personal experience and social institutions. Examines the relationships of racial and ethnic groups with each other and with larger society including ideas of racial inequality both individually and systemically. Introduces significant theoretical approaches to the study of race and ethnicity.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 266 Detailed Outline
SOC 268 - Social Problems
Introduces the fundamental concepts underlying social problems construction with attention to how these problems are defined, understood and arbitrated. Examines a variety of topics such as researching social problems and policymaking.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
SOC 268 Detailed Outline
SOC 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
SOC 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits