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Sociology Courses

Sociology Courses

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Degrees/Certificates offered within program:

SOC - Sociology

SOC-001: Introduction to Sociology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

The study of interplay of the individual and society. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-001H: Introduction to Sociology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is the study of the interplay between the individual and society. The honors component involves an in-depth analysis of specific topics, using current information from research journals and is more rigorous than SOC 001. Students cannot get credit for both SOC 001 and SOC 001H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-002: Social Problems (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

A sociological analysis of contemporary social problems. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-002H: Social Problems - Honors (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: SOC 001H or SOC 001. This course is a sociological analysis of contemporary social problems. The honors component involves an in-depth analysis of specific topics, using current information from research journals and is more rigorous than SOC 002. Students cannot get credit for both SOC 002 and SOC 002H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-016: Introduction to Statistics in Social And Behavioral Sciences (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: MAT 000C OR MAT 000CM/00CMX OR High School Algebra II, or equivalent AND PSY 001; OR Prerequisite: MAT 000C OR MAT 000CM/00CMX OR High School Algebra II, or equivalent AND PSY 001H; OR Prerequisite: MAT 000C OR MAT 000CM/00CMX OR High School Algebra II, or equivalent AND SOC 001; OR Prerequisite: MAT 000C OR MAT 000CM/00CMX OR High School Algebra II, or equivalent AND SOC 001H. For students majoring in psychology, sociology, and other behavioral sciences. Introduces students to the basic statistical techniques and design methodologies used in behavioral sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability and sampling distributions; statistical inference and power; linear correlation and regression; chi-square; t-tests, and ANOVA. An emphasis will be placed on the interpretation and relevance of statistical findings and the application of statistical concepts to real-world problems in the behavioral and social sciences.

2A - IGETC Quantitative Reasoning, AA2 - AA-AS Lan & Rat - Com & Ana Th, B4 - CSU Quantitative Reasoning, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

SOC-021: Introduction to Race and Ethnicity (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course introduces the student to the sociological analysis of race, ethnicity, and racism.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-040: Introduction to Marriage and Family (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: SOC 001, Eligibility for ENG 908 and REA 054.An analysis of love and marriage in the 2000'S. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-045: Introduction to Human Sexuality (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054. This course is an introduction to human sexuality, including basic health issues, attitudes, and behavior in western society. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev, UC - University of California

SOC-047: Sociology of Criminology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: SOC 001. The course is a sociological analysis of crime and criminal behavior in the United States; emphasis is placed on the study of victims, prevention of crime, prosecution, and rehabilitation. Opportunities to visit correctional facilities, trials, police informational meetings, or rehabilitation centers will be offered. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-050: Introduction to Criminal Justice (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054. This course introduces students to the characteristics of the criminal justice system in the United States. Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California

SOC-054: Concepts of Criminal Law (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Prerequisite: SOC 050. This course offers an analysis of criminal liability in the United States.

AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

SOC-058: Introduction to Corrections (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENG 001A and REA 054. This course provides a history of and critical analysis of punishment and the alternatives to punishment. Pass/No Pass Option.

CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

SOC-060: Community and Justice System (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 001A and READ 053. This course examines the complex relationship between communities and the justice system.Pass/No Pass Option.

4 - IGETC Social & Behavioral Sci, AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, UC - University of California