SOCSC-100 Topics in Social Science

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course covers topics in Social Science.Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

 

SOCSC-140            Contemporary Women

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Areas D0-Sociology and Criminal Justice and D4-Gender Studies, the IGETC for Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences-Area 4D-Gender Studies and Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences-Area 4G-Interdisciplinary, Social & Behavioral Sciences.

This course emphasizes investigating and understanding the situation of contemporary women, including discussion of issues as they relate to race, culture, and ethnic diversity.The dynamics and impact of sex role socialization, institutional and political structures on women will be analyzed.Current issues and trends that affect women in today’s society will be introduced and discussed.

 

SOCSC-141 Contemporary Men

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU, UC

This course meets the CSU General Education requirement for Areas D0- Sociology and Criminal Justice, D4-Gender Studies and D7-Interdisciplinary Social Science and the IGETC for Area 4G: Interdisciplinary Social Science

 

This course emphasizes investigating and understanding the situation of contemporary men, including discussion of issues as they relate to race, culture, and ethnic diversity. The dynamics of socialization, social institutions, economic systems, and political systems will be analyzed. Current issues and trends that affect men in today’s society will be introduced and studied.

 

SOCSC-296                     Contemporary Issues

1-3 Units: 18-54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU

This course presents a multi-disciplinary approach to a contemporary issue or social condition by showing the applicability of relevant social science concepts (e.g. culture, power, wealth, social stratification, ethnicity, and location) and factual information to an increased understanding of the issue identified by faculty, students, or the community. Issues will be restricted to problems of social conditions rather than subject matter areas that provide a definite focus for the application of appreciate concepts. Emphasis will be placed on student initiative and inquiry.

 

SOCSC-298            Independent Study

.2-4 Units:  3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in Social Science under the direction of an instructor.