Sociology

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Associates in Arts Degree General Studies with Emphasis in Sociology

Sociology is designed to provide students with an opportunity to study a broad range of topics within Sociology and related courses. Issues of Diversity, Equality, and Social Justice are core to this area of emphasis.​


SOC-010 - Introduction to Sociology

This course is a survey of the principles and basic concepts of sociology. It includes the analysis of American culture, social organization, group behavior, social stratification, racial and ethnic groups, and the dynamics of social change and other social processes.

Units: 3

Lecture Hours: 3 |  Lab Hours: None |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L

Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:

Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS


SOC-011 - Social Problems

Students will analyze selected contemporary social problems and their impact on society. The relationship between social problems and social change will be addressed and its effect on the family, education, crime, class, poverty, race/ethnicity, population, employment, income distribution, gender inequality, health care, and aging.

Units: 3

Lecture Hours: 3 |  Lab Hours: None |  Repeatable: No |  Grading: L

Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math:

Transfer Status: CSU/UC |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS


SOC-098A - Service-Learning Directed Study

Students seeking real-life experience for ongoing course support, and for academic and career exploration may enroll in Directed Study in Service-Learning. Under the direction of a college faculty member in a specific or related discipline, students develop learning outcomes for their service-learning project, which are outlined in a contract. To promote critical thinking, reflective activities i.e. journals, essays, presentations, group discussion, etc. are required. Each .5 units consist of service hours, reflection activities, and meetings with the instructor for a total of 26.25 hours. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 units across all disciplines

Units: 0.5 - 9

Lecture Hours: 0 |  Lab Hours: 1.5 - 27 |  Repeatable: 17 |  Grading: O

Advisory Level  —   Read: 3   |  Write: 3  | Math: 0

Transfer Status: CSU |  Degree Applicable: AA/AS​


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