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
89703 SOC 101 17 12:00PM-03:20PM MW 476 Ignacio,Annette 8 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:00 AM
89705 SOC 101 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Chavez,Victoria 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89706 SOC 101 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Castillo,Sarah 8 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89707 SOC 101 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Giraffe,Viara 8 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89708 SOC 101 504 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Meade,Somer 8 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89709 SOC 101 505 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:00 AM
89710 SOC 101 506 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 4*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89712 SOC 101 61 06:00PM-09:05PM TTH 471 Fargo,Robert 8 6*
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 10*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89715 SOC 101 685 11:30AM-03:20PM S 5208 Cardona Gerena,Israel 8 13*
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.
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89716 SOC 101 70 11:00AM-02:20PM TTH 7212 Franck,Robin 8 5*
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 16*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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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
89723 SOC 110 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Winter,Anna 8 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
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89724 SOC 110 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Winter,Anna 8 0*
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 24*
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
89728 SOC 116 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Meade,Somer 8 26*
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
90540 SOC 135 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Brenner,April 8 1*
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
89734 SOC 270 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 35*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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89735 SOC 270 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Ballesteros,Elizabeth 15 36*
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 33*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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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*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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90686 SOC 271 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Staff 8 34*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:00 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 24
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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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