INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY(3)
Hours: 3 Lecture
CAN SOC 2 CSU General Education Requirement: D0 Strongly Recommended
Preparation: ENG 51A or equivalent.
1 is an introduction to the theoretical perspectives of sociology
and their application to the fundamental problems of social life.
It includes discussion of sociological methods and findings in
such areas as family, race religions, religion, and deviance.
(AA, CSU, UC)
CRITICAL THINKING AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3)
Hours: 3 Lecture CAN SOC 4 CSU General Education Requirement: A3, D0
Prerequisite: ENG 51A or equivalent.
2 is a survey of major social problems experienced by society,
with an exploration of the most important perspectives used to
explain the problems. The application of critical thinking skills,
specifically taught in the course to causes and solutions is designed
to result in heightened critical thinking ability as well as strengthened
social awareness. (AA, CSU, UC)
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS(3)
Hours: 3 Lecture
CR/NC CSU General Education requirement:
Recommended Preparation of ENG 51AOC
3 will explore marital and family dynamics within the context
of the family theories. Topics include love, mate selection, sexuality,
communication patterns, parenthood, and dissolution. Students
will learn how paired relationships work in contemporary mass
society, why they succeed, and why they sometimes fail. (AA, CSU,
SOCIOLOGY EXPERIMENTAL COURSES(.5-3)
Hours: 18 lecture
or 54 laboratory hours for each semester unit.
courses numbered 30/60 are designed to permit department to meet
an immediate student
or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching
a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide
curriculum variety and flexibility. A required course description identifies
each course subject. These
courses may be taken for CR/NC.
Hours: 54 laboratory for each semester unit. No more than 2 units per semester per 49/99 series.
Sociology 49/99 is designed for students who wish to undertake
special projects related to a particular field. Students, under
instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual
exploration after completing or while currently in at least one
course in the department of directed study. (AA, CSU)