Sociology (SOC)

SOC 001  Introductory Sociology   Units: 3

This course is a survey of the characteristics of social life, the processes of social interaction, and the tools of sociological investigation. (C-ID SOCI 110)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D0                 IGETC: 4J

SOC 002  Social Problems   Units: 3

An application of sociological principles and concepts in an analysis of the family, religion, education, minorities, crime and delinquency, urban society, industry, and politics. Special attention is given to the interpretation of relevant quantitative data. This course is offered in the Spring semester. (C-ID SOCI 115)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: SOC-001
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D0                 IGETC: 4J

SOC 003  Fundamentals Of Statistics   Units: 3

This course is a study of the fundamental concepts and techniques of statistical analysis which are encountered in all areas of application. Emphasis is placed upon precise mathematical reasoning coupled with a thorough understanding of the rationale underlying the statistical methods employed. The course encompasses both descriptive and inferential concepts and techniques, including the mathematical principles of probability theory and their application to parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Published reports representative of the many ways in which statistical methods/data are employed in support of specific conclusions are examined with respect to both the appropriateness of their use and interpretation. (C-ID SOCI 125)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: MATH-040 and ENG-071
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC*                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C4b                 CSU GE: B4                 IGETC: 2A

SOC 004  Sociological Analysis & Critical Thinking   Units: 3

This course provides instruction in the principles of critical analysis and the composition of reasoned, written responses to a variety of social issues. These include issues falling within the scope of sociology, anthropology, economics, education, politics, criminology, biology and the physical sciences. Both deductive and inductive forms of reasoning are studied, including common formal and informal fallacies. (C-ID ENGL 105)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ENG-001A and MATH-054
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C4b                 CSU GE: A3                 IGETC: 1B

SOC 014  Introduction To Race & Ethnicity   Units: 3

Racial And Ethnic Relations is about the varieties of racial and ethnic interactions in the United States. The course is concerned with the origins, implications, and consequences of race, ethnicity, prejudice, and discrimination. Although the significance of cultural differentiation is highly important in the course, major emphasis is placed on intergroup interaction. Both minority group reaction to ethnic status and majority group reaction to ethnic action are major components of the course. (C-ID SOCI 150)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D0, D3                 IGETC: 4J

SOC 015  Mexican American Culture & Society   Units: 3

This course is an introduction to the culture and society of Mexican Americans. The various social, political, and economic conditions and experiences of people of Mexican ancestry living in the United States are examined in historical context, from the pre-Columbian period to the present. The group's culture and the group's relationship with the larger society are explored and analyzed. This course is offered in the Spring semester.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-001A
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: D0, D3                 IGETC: 4C, 4J

SOC 095A  Sociology Work Experience   Units: 1

This work experience course of supervised employment is designed to assist students to acquire desirable work habits, attitudes and skills so as to enable them to become productive employees. This course also provides students with career awareness for jobs. Credit may be accrued at the rate of one to 6 units per semester for a maximum of sixteen units (combined total of all Work Experience units). Additionally, students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. This type of work experience is available to students whose job and educational or occupational goals are directly related to Sociology.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 75          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE:None                 CSU GE:None                 IGETC:None