Sociology

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SOC 101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines the central concepts and perspectives of sociology. Includes the basics of sociological theory, socialization, culture, groups and organizations, the mass media, deviance and social control, social stratification, racial and ethnic inequality, family, religion, education, government, the economy, the environment, population, health, social movements, and social change. [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81457 SOC 101 01 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81458 SOC 101 03 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81459 SOC 101 05 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81460 SOC 101 07 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 463 Springer,Alexandra 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81461 SOC 101 09 01:30PM-02:45PM MW 463 Nagao,Norris 18 13*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81463 SOC 101 15 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 463 Nagao,Norris 18 8*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81464 SOC 101 17 12:00PM-03:20PM MW 476 Castillo,Sarah 8 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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82497 SOC 101 19 03:00PM-04:15PM TTH 463 Nagao,Norris 18 11*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81472 SOC 101 680 08:00AM-09:30AM F 5209 Castillo,Sarah 18 0*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
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81474 SOC 101 70 11:00AM-02:20PM TTH 7212 Franck,Robin 8 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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81475 SOC 101 71 11:00AM-01:15PM MWF 7201A Fargo,Robert 8 12*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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81476 SOC 101 80 01:00PM-02:15PM TTH 5207 Cardona Gerena,Israel 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82811 SOC 101 CB1 07:06AM-08:00AM MWF BVHS Springer,Alexandra 19 21*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/5/2013 Ends: 12/11/2013
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82812 SOC 101 CB2 07:06AM-08:00AM MWF BVHS Springer,Alexandra 19 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/5/2013 Ends: 12/11/2013
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SOC 106 RACE AND ETHNICITY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the sociological study of race and ethnicity in a global context. Compares theoretical perspectives in examining patterns of interaction among racial and ethnic groups. Analyzes identity and the processes of sociocultural boundary construction and deconstruction. [D; CSU]
SOC 106 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82475 SOC 106 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 463 Nagao,Norris 18 10*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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SOC 110 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: SOC 101 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines various contemporary social problems from multiple perspectives with an emphasis on their causes and possible solutions. Covers topics such as substance abuse, crime, poverty, racism, sexism, ageism, unemployment, education, healthcare, terrorism, and environmental destruction. [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81478 SOC 110 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81479 SOC 110 03 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81481 SOC 110 70 08:00AM-10:15AM MWF 7214 Fargo,Robert 8 10*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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SOC 115 FILIPINO-AMERICAN CULTURE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes the roots of Filipino-American culture and its role in American society today. Focuses on the social, political, and economic ideologies, issues, influences, and challenges that affect Filipino-American society. Includes a study of family life, social behavior, language, education, and religion. (Same as ASIA 115.) [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 115 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81482 SOC 115 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 474 Tuyay,Felix 18 39*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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SOC 116 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines human behavior and personality development in a social context. Includes an investigation of topics such as, social cognition, self identity, social perception, attitudes, conformity, stereotypes, group dynamics, aggression, and altruism. (Same as PSYC 116.) [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 116 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81483 SOC 116 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 1683 Smilo,Pamela 18 34*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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SOC 135 SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Examines the changing definition and construct of the family in America with an emphasis on the social, economic, and political influences affecting the images, ideals, and realities of this most central social institution. [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 135 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81485 SOC 135 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 1682 Ignacio,Annette 18 3*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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SOC 270 STATISTICAL METHODS OF SOCIOLOGY 3 Units [Prerequisite: SOC/PSYC 101 or equivalent; MATH 60 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes statistical methods of behavioral sciences, including sampling, basic research designs, describing distributions through graphs and tables, measures of central tendency, variability, linear correlation and regression, applications of normal probability curve, and test of significance. (Same as PSYC 270.) [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 270 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81486 SOC 270 01 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 1683 Rocha,Lina 18 30*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81487 SOC 270 03 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 1683 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 36*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81488 SOC 270 05 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 473 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 33*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82499 SOC 270 07 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 221 Davis,Daniel 18 27*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81492 SOC 270 680 08:00AM-09:30AM F 5204 Contreras,Rudy 18 23*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82092 SOC 270 80 09:00AM-10:15AM TTH 5205 Contreras,Rudy 18 31*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 7 Total Sections: 27
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

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