Academic Catalogs

Sociology

Credit Courses

SOC G1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction To Sociology  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Recommended for every student interested in human behavior, social interrelationships and group organization, foundations of society, culture, social differentiation and social institutions. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SOCI 110.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G100

    SOC G1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
    Introduction To Marriage And The Family  
    Advisory: SOC G100.

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

    An introduction to the dynamics of marriage patterns, divorce and family life, including an analysis of interpersonal attraction, mate selection, marriage, parenthood, changing male and female roles and patterns of interaction within the family. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SOCI 130.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G110

      SOC G1113 Units (54 lecture hours)  
      Introduction to Social Justice  

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

      This course is an applied study to race and ethnicity in the United States. We will examine social justice movements in relation to ethnic and racial groups to better understand the complex socio-economic, cultural and political conditions among key social groups. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SJS 110.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G111

        SOC G1153 Units (54 lecture hours; 0 lab hours; 0 other hours)  
        Introduction to LGBTQ Studies  

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

        This course provides an introduction to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) studies. Examines a range of issues related to LGBTQ individuals and communities in the United States and globally. Includes a study of key figures and history of civil rights movement for LGBTQ and explores sexual orientation and gender identity across cultures. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SJS 130.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G115

          SOC G1333 Units (54 lecture hours)  
          Racial And Ethnic Relations In America  

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter

          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

          A social profile of major American racial/ethnic groups. A special examination of the problems of minority assimilation into an otherwise open society and culture. Graded. C-ID: SOCI 150.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G133

            SOC G1343 Units (54 lecture hours)  
            Introduction To Chicano Studies  

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter

            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

            An overview of the Chicano historical experience and of social development in the U.S. The course will survey the Chicano culture, customs, politics, labor conflict, immigration patterns, achievements and contributions to the American Southwest. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G134

              SOC G1403 Units (54 lecture hours)  
              Introduction to Gender  

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

              This course provides an introduction to the social construction of gender, masculinity, and femininity historically and across culture. It examines debates on sex and gender, and analyzes how institutions shape gender and the impact of political change on gender expectations in society. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G140

                SOC G1603 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                Sociology of Criminology  

                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                Sociological analysis of crime, criminal behavior, and the criminal justice system. Explores the history and social construction of crime and criminality and examines the definition of crime and its violations as well as the laws and methods used to control criminal behavior. Discuss measurement of crime and basic theoretical explanations of criminal behavior. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SOCI 160.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G160

                  SOC G1853 Units (54 lecture hours)  
                  Analysis of Social Problems  

                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter

                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                  Formerly: SOC G150 – Social Trend and Problems. American social problems, value systems within which problems develop industrialization, population, crime and delinquency, family, race relations, education, health care, drugs and alcohol and violence. Graded. C-ID: SOCI 115.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G185

                    SOC G2003 Units (54 lecture hours; 0 lab hours)  
                    Introduction to Research Methods  
                    Prerequisite(s): SOC G100.
                    Advisory: MATH G160 or ECON G160 or PSYC G140 or completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, any introductory level social or behavioral science course.

                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                    This course introduces students to research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences. Students analyze the ways in which empirical research is used to gather, evaluate and critique data. Students apply scientific investigation to social and/or behavioral subject matter. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: SOCI 120.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing SOC G200