SOCIOLOGY (SOC)

SOC 001  INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SOCI 110

Foundational theories and concepts relevant to the systematic study of social behavior. Includes an overview of the different theoretical paradigms; an examination of social structure; an evaluation of how societies construct cultural meanings, maintain social control, and establish systems of stratification; an exploration of the role of institutions in shaping and regulating our daily lives. No credit if taken after SOC 001H. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 001H  HONORS INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Foundational theories and concepts relevant to the systematic study of social behavior. Includes an overview of the different theoretical paradigms; an examination of social structure; an evaluation of how societies construct cultural meanings, maintain social control, and establish systems of stratification; an exploration of the role of institutions in shaping and regulating our daily lives. This enriched course is designed for the Honors Program allowing for more student-directed discussion, more extensive writing assignments, and an original research project. No credit if taken after SOC 001. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 002  CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SOCI 115

Identification and analysis of major social problems: inequality, poverty and welfare, incarceration, education. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 014  INTRODUCTION TO ETHNIC STUDIES  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SOCI 150

Explores the social, historical, economic and political construction of race and ethnicity, and the systematic aspect of racial/ethnic stratification. Focus on the sociological analysis of racial/ethnic relations in the U.S. Examination of immigration issues, colorblindness, white privilege, social and racial justice, and the intersectionality of race, class, and gender. No credit if taken after SOC 014H or ETH 014H. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
Cross-listed courses: ETH 014
SOC 014H  HONORS INTRODUCTION TO ETHNIC STUDIES  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Explores the social, historical, economic and political construction of race and ethnicity, and the systematic aspect of racial/ethnic stratification. Focus on the sociological analysis of racial/ethnic relations in the U.S. Examination of immigration issues, colorblindness, white privilege, social and racial justice, and the intersectionality of race, class, and gender. This enriched course is designed for the Honors Program allowing for more extensive research and application of the scientific method in an original research project, more student-directed discussions, and more extensive writing assignments. Total of 54 hours lecture. No credit if taken after SOC 014.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
Cross-listed courses: ETH 014H
SOC 015  CRIME, DELINQUENCY AND SOCIETY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SOCI 160

Analysis of crime theories, social control, and punishment. Examines the sociological impact, functions, and roles of the criminal and juvenile justice systems in the U.S. Emphasis on the sociological process and impact of law enforcement, courts, and correctional components of the criminal justice and juvenile justice process. Focuses on the interaction between the citizen, the community, and the components of the justice system. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
SOC 016  URBAN SOCIOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Sociological theories of urbanization and urbanism in historical and comparative perspective. Exploration of the accelerating scale and consequences of urbanization as a global phenomenon, examining the corresponding shifts in the re-organization of space and society. Patterns of industrialization, segregation, suburbanization, globalization and gentrification in historical and cross-cultural perspective Focus on how communities and social movements develop in relation to these processes. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 020  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
1 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): One semester of sociology
Enrollment Limitation: Permission of department faculty member

Independent, faculty-guided student inquiry, project, research, laboratory experiment and/or field investigation in Sociology. Total of 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 022  SOCIOLOGY OF AGING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Examination of the physical, psychological and sociological aspects of aging in various cultures. Methods of dealing with aging for the individual. The family and society. Elders and the law. The sociology of grief in American culture and other cultures. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 024  MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

C-ID: SOCI 130

The family as a social institution: social, economic, legal, psychological aspects of marriage and family life; patterns of courtship, marriage and family organization. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 030  INTRODUCTION TO GENDER  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: SOCI 140

Sociological analysis of the social construction of gender historically, contemporarily and cross-culturally. Examines the debates on sexuality and gender identity. Analysis of the impact of social institutions and practices including, but not limited to economic and political change, on gender expectations and practices. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 031  CHICANO SOCIOLOGY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Cultural background of Mexican-American; major differences between Anglo and Mexican-American values and attitudes; past and present intercultural problems; economic, educational, political, language, family; Mexican-American contributions to the United States. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 035  LGBTQ STUDIES  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC CI-D: SJS 130

Examination of a broad range of contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues in various contexts. Traces the history of LGBTQ identities, communities, organizations, and resistance movements in the United States, as it relates to sexuality and gender identity. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
SOC 063  SOCIOLOGY OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Sociological factors affecting African-Americans' relationships to major institutions, social movements, attitudes and values of American culture. No credit if taken after SOC 029 or ETH 063. Total of 54 hours lecture. Formerly SOC 029.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
Cross-listed courses: ETH 063
SOC 073  SOCIOLOGY OF THE ASIAN AMERICAN  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Analysis of sociological factors influencing Asian American experience in American society. Evaluation of effects of living in a dual culture with concomitant stresses upon Asian American psyche. No credit if taken after SOC 041 or ETH 073. Total of 54 hours lecture. Formerly SOC 041.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
Cross-listed courses: ETH 073