SOC

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SOC 100 Survey of Social Issues
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

Study of societal issues such as divorce, immigration, welfare, crime, terrorism, and other topics.
Prerequisites: None
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SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and theories of contemporary sociology. Topics include: sociology as a science, culture, socialization, social change, deviance, and major social institutions such as family, religion, education, and government.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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SOC 110 Social Problems
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and theories related to social problems in contemporary society. Topics include: poverty, race, immigration, urbanization, aging, politics and economy, media and technology, and war and terrorism.
Prerequisites: SOC 105 and ENG 101
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SOC 115 Marriage and the Family
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and theories related to marriage and family as social institutions. Topics include: historical perspectives on marriage, male and female roles, parenting, impact of family on the individual, and impact of society on marital roles.
Prerequisites: SOC 105 and ENG 101
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SOC 120 The African American Family
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on interdisciplinary concepts and theories related to contemporary African American families. Topics include: family life and social stratification; dynamics of middle class, working class, and low income families; and social and economic support structures for families.
Prerequisites: SOC 105 and ENG 101
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SOC 130 Sociology of Aging
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and theories of aging. Topics include: the aging process and the impact of an aging population on individuals and social institutions.
Prerequisites: SOC 105 and ENG 101
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SOC 140 Sociology of Gender
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and theories of gender. Topics include: development of sex roles, how sex roles affect individuals and social institutions, and changing role patterns in the United States and elsewhere.
Prerequisites: SOC 105 and ENG 101
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SOC 198 First Year Special Topics in Sociology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Sociology, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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SOC 199 First Year Independent Project in Sociology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to sociology that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Sociology faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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SOC 200 Race, Ethnicity, and Minorities
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and theories of race and ethnicity within society. Topics include: the effects of prejudice and discrimination on individuals and social institutions.
Prerequisites: SOC 105 and six credits of English Composition
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SOC 298 Second Year Special Topics in Sociology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Sociology, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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SOC 299 Second Year Independent Project in Sociology
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Sociology that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Sociology faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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