Sociology (SOCI)

SOCI 1301

Introduction to Sociology

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This is an introduction to the scientific study of human group behavior. Major areas of study in sociology including basic structure of human society and of smaller groups, transmission of culture and regulating behavior, acquisition of the social self, violation of norms, stratification by class, race-ethnicity, gender, age, major social institutions, population dynamics, and socio-cultural change.

Prerequisite: Completion of READ 0100 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.

SOCI 1306

Social Problems

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course studies specific contemporary topics in sociology in depth. Emphasis is on increasing student awareness of major social problems in the United States, and of possibilities of social action in dealing with problems such as sociobiology, urban society, aging, or sex roles.

Prerequisite: Completion of READ 0100 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.

SOCI 2301

Marriage and the Family

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course studies marriage and family life in the United States with emphasis on social and cultural changes affecting the structure of the family, courtship and mate selection, sexual norms and relationships and marital and family relationships throughout the family cycle.

Prerequisite: Completion of READ 0100 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.

SOCI 2319

Minority Studies

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course covers the historical, economic, social and cultural development of minority groups. May include Afro-American, Mexican-American and Native-American issues.

Prerequisite: Completion of READ 0100 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent.