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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
89701 SOC 101 09 01:30PM-02:45PM MW 463 Nagao,Norris 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
89702 SOC 101 15 01:30PM-02:45PM TTH 463 Nagao,Norris 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
91113 SOC 101 31 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 474 Brenner,April 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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 Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
89716 SOC 101 70 11:00AM-02:20PM TTH 7212 Franck,Robin 8 0*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
89717 SOC 101 71 11:00AM-01:15PM MWF 7215 Magellan,Jessica 8 11*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
89725 SOC 110 70 08:00AM-10:15AM MWF 7214 Fargo,Robert 8 19*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
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
*Open seats as of Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM
89737 SOC 270 680 08:00AM-09:30AM F 5204 Contreras,Rudy 18 20*
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 Monday, September 22, 2014 8:13 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 25
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

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