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Sociology (SOC)

SOC 1103 - Introduction To Sociology

This course is designed to introduce students to various sociological issues and theory. Sociology is the study of society. Societal issues include the following: family, medicine, deviance, education, culture, inequality, and others. The course will investigate sociological forces from a scientific approach. Research methods are vital to understanding social behavior. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = SOCI 1013
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

SOC 2203 - Social Problems

This course is designed to introduce students to global social problems. Various social problems will be defined, explained, and described in reference to the situation. Some social problems will be Macro (unemployment, poverty, crime, etc.) and other problems will be Micro (drug abuse, sexual behavior, well-being). Topics studied are based on empirical research. Fall. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = SOCI 2013
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

SOC 2213 - Marriage And The Family

Focuses on global family issues. Provides an introspective view and empirical research of the family structure, family problems, and family crisis. The course places emphasis on how the legal system, government, and business community have struggled to make decisions about who can be considered part of the family. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences

SOC 2223 - Introduction to Social Work

Introduction to Social Work focuses on major concepts and principles of professional social work, including: the development of social welfare; the history of social work; the knowledge, skills, and value base of social work; models of social work methods; and current social work practice applications. This course looks at the basis of knowledge for theories of human rights, social justice, and diversity. The course Introduction to Social Work lays a foundation for social worker's professional entry into both public and private, profit and non-profit arenas. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Social Sciences