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Sociology

SOCIOL 1, Introduction to Sociology 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: SOCI 110.IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course introduces the study of society and human social interaction. Both macro and micro sociological theory are discussed, as well as methods of sociological inquiry, cultural development, the process of socialization, social structure, social stratification--particularly in the areas of social class, race and ethnicity, and gender--and social change. Students are highly encouraged to complete Sociology 1 prior to enrolling in other sociology courses.

Students may earn credit for either Sociology 1 or 1S but not both. Only Sociology 1S fulfills the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

NEW 1722 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh HSS 150 Phillips K M

1639 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh HSS 154 Ziff E B
Above section 1639 is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information. Above section 1639 uses a free-of-charge Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook.

1640 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh HSS 165 Romo R
Above section 1640 uses a free-of-charge Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook.

1641 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh HSS 150 Williams Leon T K

1642 2:45p-4:50p MTWTh MC 11 Scaife M L

1643 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Massey R A
Above section 1643 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 11, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1644 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Massey R A
Above section 1644 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 11, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1645 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Dishman W H
Above section 1645 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1646 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Gheytanchi E
Above section 1646 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1647 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Livings G S
Above section 1647 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1648 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Livings G S
Above section 1648 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1720 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Gheytanchi E
Above section 1720 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1721 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Dishman W H
Above section 1721 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

SOCIOL 2, Social Problems 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course involves a sociological analysis of contemporary social problems on the local, national, and international level. Critical inquiry and analysis is conducted into issues such as global inequality, environmental destruction, urban deterioration, economic and political power distribution, poverty, racism, sexism, and problems of work, family, education, drugs, and crime. Theoretical perspectives of sociology and current sociological research are explored.

Students may earn credit for either Sociology 2 or 2S but not both. Only Sociology 2S fulfills the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship Requirement.

1649 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh MC 11 Scaife M L

SOCIOL 4, Sociological Analysis 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: Sociology 1. Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course introduces students to the fundamental principles and methods of sociological research design and implementation. Students examine the key varieties of evidence--including qualitative and quantitative data, data-gathering and sampling methods, logic of comparison, and causal reasoning. The work of several scholars is evaluated and students create their own research project related to a sociological issue.

1650 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUNDY 239 Williams Leon T K
Above section 1650 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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