*Course has additional pre or co requisite.
SOC 101 (3) SOC 1101
Introduction to Sociology
Fundamental concepts of social organization, culture, race, ethnicity, socialization, social institutions, and social change. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness.
SOC 125 (3)
Theory and dynamics in domestic violence. Defining spouse abuse, exploring origins, and the impact on children and family. Three lecture.
SOC 130 (3)
Sociological, biological, psychological, and cultural factors which influence human sexuality, including ethics, gender roles, and changing values in contemporary society. Three lecture.
SOC 140 (3)
Marriage & the Family in Contemporary America
Institutions and systems of kinship, marriage, family grouping, child rearing and status placement are studied. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three Lecture.
SOC 210 (3)
Sociology of Gender
Overview of theories of gender development; examination of social, cultural, political and economic conditions affecting the experience of gender; and exploration of issues involved in the different roles and expectations placed on women and men in various cultures at different periods in history, with particular emphasis on contemporary American culture. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness Prerequisite: SOC 101. Three lecture.
SOC 215 (3) SOC 2215
Race & Ethnic Relations
Sociological perspectives and theories on race and ethnic relations including: contemporary and historical racial and ethnic intergroup relations, cultural origins, developments, and problems experienced by minority groups. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Three lecture.
SOC 220 (3)
Introduction to Social Work
An introduction to the fields within the area of social work through a study of the disciplines of social case work, social group work, and community organization and opportunities to experience the various techniques of practice within each discipline. Prerequisite: *ENG 101. Three lecture.
SOC 230 (3)
Sociology of Media & Film
Overview of sociological concepts and perspectives as they relate to media and film; examination of social, cultural, political and economic conditions affecting the various cultures at different periods in history, with particular emphasis on contemporary American culture. Three lecture.
SOC 236 (3)
Crime & Delinquency
Deviance in American society, emphasizing the extent of crime, crime trends, types of crime and criminals, theories and factors in crime causation, the impact of crime on society and the individual, and the relationship between social variables and crime. Three lecture.
SOC 250 (4)
Contemporary Social Problems
This capstone course will identify and critically examine contemporary social problems in the United States, using various sociological perspectives namely functionalism, conflict theory, interactionist perspective, and social constructionism. Prerequisite: SOC 101 and Pre-or co-requisite: *ENG 102, General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences. Special Requirements: Intensive Writing/Critical Thinking, Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness. Four lecture.
SOC 289 (3)
Opportunity to gain experience in applying knowledge and skills in an appropriate setting. Three lecture; three lab.
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