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; C-ID SOCI 110]
SOC 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89697 SOC 101 01 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89698 SOC 101 03 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89699 SOC 101 05 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89700 SOC 101 07 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 1683 Springer,Alexandra 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89701 SOC 101 09 01:30PM-02:45PM MW 463 Nagao,Norris 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89702 SOC 101 15 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 463 Nagao,Norris 18 7*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89703 SOC 101 17 12:00PM-03:20PM MW 476 Ignacio,Annette 8 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89704 SOC 101 19 03:00PM-04:15PM TTH 463 Nagao,Norris 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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91113 SOC 101 31 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 474 Brenner,April 18 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89705 SOC 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Chavez,Victoria 8 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89706 SOC 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Castillo,Sarah 8 9*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89707 SOC 101 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Giraffe,Viara 8 7*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89708 SOC 101 504 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Meade,Somer 8 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89709 SOC 101 505 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89710 SOC 101 506 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 15*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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94144 SOC 101 507 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Giraffe,Viara 8 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89711 SOC 101 60 04:30PM-05:50PM MW 463 Nagao,Norris 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89712 SOC 101 61 06:00PM-09:05PM TTH 471 Fargo,Robert 8 11*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89713 SOC 101 62 06:00PM-09:30PM MW 476 Cardona Gerena,Israel 8 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89714 SOC 101 680 08:00AM-09:30AM F 5209 Castillo,Sarah 18 0*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:02 AM
89715 SOC 101 685 11:30AM-03:20PM S 5208 Cardona Gerena,Israel 8 7*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:02 AM
89716 SOC 101 70 11:00AM-02:20PM TTH 7212 Franck,Robin 8 2*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89717 SOC 101 71 11:00AM-01:15PM MWF 7215 Magellan,Jessica 8 12*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89718 SOC 101 80 01:00PM-02:15PM TTH 5207 Cardona Gerena,Israel 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89719 SOC 101 86 04:30PM-05:50PM MW 5204 Magellan,Jessica 18 7*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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SOC 107 SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces an analysis of religion as a dynamic and transnational social phenomenon. Distinguishes the respective subcultures of religious diversity and their prophetic revelations. Contrasts religiosity and its influence on class, ethnic, gender, political, racial, and social locations of identity. [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 107 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90537 SOC 107 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 463 Nagao,Norris 18 22*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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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 contemporary social problems, with emphasis on overarching causes and consequences. Includes topics such as crime, poverty, inequality, government, politics, the family, education, the environment, and warfare. Evaluates the role of power structures and dominant ideology in the construction of these social problems as well as possible interventions and solutions. [D; CSU; UC]
SOC 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89721 SOC 110 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89722 SOC 110 03 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 463 Escalera,Faustino 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89723 SOC 110 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Winter,Anna 8 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89724 SOC 110 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Winter,Anna 8 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89725 SOC 110 70 08:00AM-10:15AM MWF 7214 Fargo,Robert 8 18*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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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; C-ID PSY 170]
SOC 116 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89727 SOC 116 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 1683 Meade,Somer 18 20*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90535 SOC 116 03 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 222 Blanco,Karla 18 31*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89728 SOC 116 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Meade,Somer 8 27*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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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; C-ID SOCI 130]
SOC 135 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89729 SOC 135 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 1682 Castillo,Sarah 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90540 SOC 135 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Brenner,April 8 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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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; C-ID SOCI 125]
SOC 270 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89730 SOC 270 01 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 1683 Rocha,Lina 18 34*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89731 SOC 270 03 01:30PM-02:45PM MW 475 Rocha,Lina 18 28*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89732 SOC 270 05 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 475 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 27*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89733 SOC 270 07 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 473 Ballesteros,Elizabeth 18 28*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89734 SOC 270 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 40*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89735 SOC 270 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 38*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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91085 SOC 270 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Bracy,Nicole 15 31*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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93898 SOC 270 504 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Contreras,Rudy 15 32*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89736 SOC 270 60 06:00PM-08:50PM T 478 Hayashi,Christopher 18 38*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Honors Option Available
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89737 SOC 270 680 08:00AM-09:30AM F 5204 Contreras,Rudy 18 21*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:02 AM
89738 SOC 270 76 06:00PM-09:20PM W 7212 Springer,Alexandra 16 28*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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SOC 271 DATA ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY 1 Unit [Corequisite: SOC 270 (may be taken previously).] Uses the computer as a tool for calculating statistics and exploring data in Psychology and Sociology. (Same as PSYC 271.) [D; CSU]
SOC 271 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90307 SOC 271 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Dooley,Kevin 8 34*
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ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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90686 SOC 271 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Staff 8 34*
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ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, October 1, 2014 8:02 AM

Total Courses: 7 Total Sections: 49
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

For more details about the Honors Program, see www2.swccd.edu/honorsprogram