Sociology (SOC)

SOC 1  Sociology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 110)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Systematic study of human relations and social structures emphasizing the interaction between personality, culture and society. Special consideration is given to an understanding of group behavior, personality formation, social organization, and social change.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730427SOC:1MTWR8:00am - 10:05amM. VanderVis26A-2871
Winter 201730428SOC:1MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmJ. Coronel26D-2491
Winter 201730429SOC:1MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmS. Masl26A-2871
Winter 201730519SOC:1MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmM. Banuelos26A-2871
Winter 201731453SOC:1MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmC. Lukenbill20-1

SOC 1H  Sociology - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 110)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Systematic study of human relations and social structures emphasizing the interaction between personality, culture and society. Special consideration is given to an understanding of group behavior, personality formation, social organization, and social change. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 1 and SOC 1H.

SOC 2  Contemporary Social Problems

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 115)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Sociological principles and concepts as applied in the understanding of social problems. Special emphasis on the analysis of social values, social organization, role, status and stress, and also on the study of controversial public issues that arise in contemporary American society. Students will be encouraged to evaluate and discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches to social problems.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730431SOC:2MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmM. Stewart-Thomas26D-2431
Winter 201731405SOC:2MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmM. Stewart-ThomasNotEntered-XXXX
Winter 201731406SOC:2TWR7:00pm - 9:50pmM. Stewart-Thomas26D-2431

SOC 2H  Contemporary Social Problems - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 115)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Sociological principles and concepts as applied in the understanding of social problems. Special emphasis on the analysis of social values, social organization, role, status and stress, and also on the study of controversial public issues that arise in contemporary American society. Students will be encouraged to evaluate and discuss both the theoretical and practical approaches to social problems. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 2 and SOC 2H.

SOC 4  Introduction to Gerontology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

The characteristics, life circumstances, and problems of people as they progress through life. Emphasizes theoretical perspectives on the process of aging and the adjustment to aging. Covers sociological factors and social institutions that affect individuals as they move through the life course.

SOC 5  Introduction to Criminology

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 160)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

A scientific analysis of the nature, extent, and causes of violations of societal rules of behavior that are formally defined as crime and delinquency. Includes an analysis of the theoretical perspectives of the sociology of deviance on the criminal justice system and the impact of crime on society.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730430SOC:5MTWR8:00am - 10:05amC. Quach26A-1690
Winter 201730520SOC:5MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmC. Quach26A-1690
Winter 201730656SOC:5MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmNotEntered-XXXX

SOC 5H  Introduction to Criminology - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOC 160)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

A scientific analysis of the nature, extent, and causes of violations of societal rules of behavior that are formally defined as crime and delinquency. Includes an analysis of the theoretical perspectives of the sociology of deviance on the criminal justice system and the impact of crime on society. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 5 and SOC 5H.

SOC 7  Sociology of Religion

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

An analysis of religion as a social institution. Focus is on the influence that religion has on American society, religious movements, norms, symbols, and the social manifestations of religious observable facts. Field trips may be required.

SOC 14  Marriage and the Family

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 130)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Sociological functions of dating, engagement, weddings, marriage, and the family. Focuses on influences and theories of mate selection, love, and interpersonal attraction. Covers trends and changes in marriage, the family, and gender roles. Explores different types of families and family patterns.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730432SOC:14MTWR1:20pm - 3:25pmJ. Moss26D-2491

SOC 14H  Marriage and the Family - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 130)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Honors Program.

Sociological functions of dating, engagement, weddings, marriage, and the family. Focuses on influences and theories of mate selection, love, and interpersonal attraction. Covers trends and changes in marriage, the family, and gender roles. Explores different types of families and family patterns. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 14 and SOC 14H.

SOC 15  Child Development

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Theoretical aspects of physical, social, emotional and cognitive development from conception through adolescence. Requires observation of children.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730581SOC:15MTWR8:00am - 10:05amJ. Coronel26D-2491

SOC 20  Sociology of Ethnic Relations

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 150)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Ethnic and racial groups in the U.S. and social factors leading to prejudice, discrimination, and stereotypes. Four major ethnic groups (Blacks, Asians, Native Americans, and Latinos) examined with emphasis placed on historical experiences, contemporary circumstances and future trends.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730433SOC:20MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmJ. Gatillon26A-2690

SOC 20H  Sociology of Ethnic Relations - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 150)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Ethnic and racial groups in the U.S. and social factors leading to prejudice, discrimination, and stereotypes. Four major ethnic groups (Blacks, Asians, Native Americans, and Latinos) examined with emphasis placed on historical experiences, contemporary circumstances and future trends. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SOC 20 and SOC 20H.

SOC 36  Asian American Communities

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

A socio-cultural study of Asian Americans that includes race, class, and gender. Explores the contemporary experiences of peoples originating in the Pacific Islands, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and East Asia. Emphasizes social structure, social change, and offers a theoretical framework for analysis.

SOC 99  Special Projects in Sociology

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   

Offers students recognition for their academic interests in sociology and the opportunity to explore the discipline of sociology to greater depth. The content of the course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration.

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