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Sociology

Sociology is the study of social life. It seeks to understand all aspects of human social behavior, including the behavior of individuals as well as the social dynamics of small groups, large organizations, communities, institutions, and entire societies. Students of sociology study a broad array of topics including social networks, gender roles and relationships, family structure and behavior, interpersonal relationships and processes, urban development, historical societies, social movements, gang violence, current immigration issues, race and ethnic relations, and crime and incarceration. Sociology looks for what is universal as well as what varies across societies and groups and courses explore social change and provide a lens into the complexity of the causes and consequences of human behavior.

SOCIOL 1, Introduction to Sociology 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU C-ID: SOCI 110. IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Skills 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 stratificationparticularly in the areas of social class, race and ethnicity, and genderand 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.

Course Number:1642 Time:8 a.m.-10:05 a.m. MTWTh Location:HSS 165 Instructor:Phillips K M

Course Number:1643 Time:2:45 p.m.-4:50 p.m. MTWTh Location:HSS 156 Instructor:Scaife M L

Course Number:1644 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Romo R Above section 1644 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1645 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Romo R Above section 1645 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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

Course Number:1647 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Gheytanchi E Above section 1647 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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

Course Number:1649 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Livings G S Above section 1649 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1650 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Dishman W H Above section 1650 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1651 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Dishman W H Above section 1651 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:4065 Time:6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. TWTh Location:HSS 263 Instructor:Andrada A V

NewCourse Number:1719 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Klein M C Above section 1719 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

SOCIOL 2, Social Problems 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Skills 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.

Course Number:1652 Time:12:30 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MTWTh Location:HSS 156 Instructor:Scaife M L

SOCIOL 4, Sociological Analysis 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 4 (Social & Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None. Skills Advisory: Sociology 1 and 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 evidenceincluding 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.

Course Number:1653 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:HSS 263 Instructor:Williams Leon T K

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