Sociology Courses

Sociology Courses

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SOC - Sociology

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

The study of interplay of the individual and society. C-ID # SOCI 110.

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. C-ID # SOCI 110.

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. C-ID # SOCI 115.

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. C-ID # SOCI 115.

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. C-ID # SOCI 125.

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. C-ID # SOCI 150.

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. An analysis of love and marriage in the 2000'S. C-ID # SOCI 130.

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)

This course is an introduction to human sexuality, including basic health issues, attitudes, and behavior in western society.

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. C-ID # SOCI 160.

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)

This course introduces students to the characteristics of the criminal justice system in the United States. Focus is placed on examining crime measurement, theoretical explanations of crime, responses to crime, components of the system, and current challenges to the system. The course examines the evolution of the principles and approaches utilized by the justice system and the evolving forces which have shaped those principals and methods. Although justice structure and process are examined in a cross-cultural context, the emphasis is placed on the US justice system, particularly the structure and function of US police, courts, and corrections. Students are introduced to the origins and development of criminal law, legal process, and sentencing and incarceration policies. C-ID # AJ 110.

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 the doctrines of criminal liability in the United State and the classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. Special emphasis is placed on the classification of crime, the general elements of crime, the definitions of common and statutory law, and the nature of acceptable evidence. This course utilizes case law and case studies to introduce students to criminal law. The completion of this course offers a foundation upon which upper-division criminal justice course will build. The course also includes some limited discussion of prosecution and defense decision making, criminal culpability, and defenses to crimes. C-ID # AJ 120.

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)

This course provides a history of and critical analysis of punishment, the various types of punishment, alternatives to punishment, and the impact of punishment on the Criminal Justice System, corrections, a critical examination of the types of correctional institutions and the clients housed in each institution, and an examination of contemporary correctional issues. C-ID # AJ 200.

CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

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

This course examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse multicultural population. Topics may include the consensus and conflicting values in Cultural, Religion, and Law. C-ID # AJ 160.

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