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Sociology Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.


SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology  (IAI: S7900) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Basic concepts about human relationships, interrelations of society, culture, individual; major social institutions, factors, processes in social cultural change.

SOC 102 - Social Problems  (IAI: S7901) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: SOC 101

Sociological analysis of societal problems, e.g., poverty, sexism, child & spouse abuse, racism, divorce and unemployment.

SOC 204 - Religion and Society (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: SOC 101 or ANT 101 and acceptance into Honors Program or consent of instructor

An exploration of the varieties of religious experience from the Roman Empire to the present, the roles of ritual, texts and religious specialists in social integration; a comparison of established religious systems.

SOC 205 - Marriage and the Family  (IAI: S7902) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: SOC 101

An analysis of the cross-culture variations in form of marriage and family; explanation of the American patterns in sex role, choice of mate, marital relationship and divorce.

SOC 206 - Juvenile Delinquency  (IAI: CRJ 914) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: SOC 101

Social, psychological factors in delinquent behavior, causation, prevention, rehabilitation, role of community agencies; juvenile court.

SOC 225 - Racial and Ethnic Relations (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Study of racial and ethnic groups in the United States, focusing upon the patterns of racial and ethnic relations.

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