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Sociology LPC
SOC 1 Principles of Sociology 3.00 Units
The sociological perspective: scientific study of human interaction and society as a whole with emphasis on the impact of groups on social behavior, systematic examination of culture, social organization, and methodology.
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 2 Social Problems 3.00 Units
Introduction to social problems common to modern industrial society, and the role of principal institutions in social organization and social disorganization. Strongly recommended: Psychology 1 or 50, or Anthropology 3. CAN SOC 4
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 3 Cultural and Racial Minorities 3.00 Units
Racial and ethnic relations in the United States. Examines the cultural, political, and economic practices and institutions that support or challenge racism, racial and ethnic inequalities, as well as patterns of interaction between various racial and ethnic groups. Strongly Recommended: SOC 1 (completed with a grade of ā€œCā€ or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 4 Marriage and Family Relations 3.00 Units
Sociological perspective of the family including mate selection, marital roles, marital adjustment, sexual adjustment, reproduction, child rearing, marital dissolution, and problems associated with the family in modern industrial society. Strongly Recommended: SOC 1 (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 5 GLOBAL CHANGE 3.00 Units
This course looks at the economic and political forces that have led to the rapid changes in global interaction and culture over the past century, with special emphasis on the last twenty years. It explores the issues of nationalism, global citizenry, state violence, terrorism, the global economy, migration, the threatened environment, technology, and the role of multinational media industries on the culture. Strongly Recommended: SOC 1 (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 6 Social Problems 3.00 Units
An identification and analysis of contemporary social problems including (1) the role of power and ideology in the definition of social problems, (2) their causes and consequences, (3) evaluations of proposed solutions, and (4) methods of intervention. Topics will vary.
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 7 Sociology of Sexuality 3.00 Units
This course looks at the social forces that influence, and are influenced by our construction of sexuality. Topics covered include: the social construction of the erotic, the creation of sexual identities, gender and sexuality, religion and sexuality, sexual commerce, and global issues such as birth control and STDs. Strongly Recommended: SOC 1 (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 8 Human Sexuality 3.00 Units
Physiological and psychosocial aspects of sexual health in our contemporary society. Interrelationship of attitude and behavior as it relates to sexual well-being and sexual integrity. (May not be taken for credit if Health 8 or Psychology 8 have been completed.)
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 9 Colloquium 1.00 Unit
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 10 Intro Asian American Studies 3.00 Units
Examination of the experiences and perspectives of Asian Americans from Mid-1800's to the present. Major topics will include family, political involvement, assimilation, education and employment. Provides a comparative context for understanding the panethnic movement.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 11 Sociology of Gender 3.00 Units
This course examines the social construction of masculinity and femininity historically and cross-culturally. It analyzes the impact of economic and political change on gender expectations and practices. This class focus includes both macro-analyses of how institutions shape gender and microanalyses of how individuals "do" or practice gender.
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 12 POPULAR CULTURE 3.00 Units
The course explores the historical, theoretical, political, and economic factors that influence the creation and diffusion of popular culture. It examines the impact of technological innovation and globalization on how popular culture is consumed and how this affects society. Strongly Recommended: SOC 1 (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 13 RESEARCH METHODS 4.00 Units
This course orients students to the methods of data collection and analysis used by sociologists. Instruction includes an overview of sociological theory, instruction on experimental methods, surveys, interviews, field research, participant observation, demographic methods, and comparative historical approaches. Prerequisite: SOC 1 with a minimum grade of C Strongly Recommended: MATH 40 with a minimum grade of C
College: Las Positas College
Division: CATSS
 
SOC 29 Independent Study, Sociology .50 to 2.00 Units
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 291 Older and Growing 2.00 Units
Overview of our current knowledge of life stages in the human life cycle and the implications for those in our society who are now old, their families and the community at large.
College: Chabot College
Division: Information Services
 
SOC 30 Social Gerontology 3.00 Units
Introduction to the study of aging, the social world, and social networks of European-American, African-American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American elders. Focus on heterogeneity within specific groups of minority elders, as well as differences in the aging experience for members of these designated subcultures. Emphasis on sociological theory as it applies to the independent elder.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 31 Dependency in Old Age 3.00 Units
Study of the aged and the disabled from a multidisciplinary perspective, but focusing upon the social factors and stress that impact upon the dependent person in U.S. society. It includes an examination of the loss of physical and intellectual function, disease, institutionalization, and the looking glass self. The goal is to make these frequently invisible populations not only visible but also better understood.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 32 Social Policy Serv for Elders 3.00 Units
Examination of the programmatic and policy issues in social gerontology, including an overview of public and private agencies which provide services to the elderly. View of legislation and service delivery with analysis of historical trends in social attitudes towards providing services to older adults. Requires that student work as a volunteer for a minimum of 12 hours during the semester in an older adult social program, e.g. senior center.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 33 Sociobiology of Aging 2.00 Units
Analysis of the basic nature of healthy biological aging as distinguished from untimely infirmities of old age for European-Americans, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islands.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 4901 Social Worker Designee 2.00 Units
Defines the responsibilities of the designated social worker in skilled and intermediate care facilities serving a predominantly elder population. Identify and meet the medically-related social and emotional needs of the frail elderly, chronically ill, cognitively impaired and sub-acute resident that places them within the context of past history, current status, and future goals. Provide student with the tools, theory, and skills needed to satisfy State regulations as outlined in Title 22.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 4902 Sociology of Sport 3.00 Units
Analysis of the social aspects of sport, with emphasis on demonstrating the interrelationship of sport and society. Specific emphasis on the interconnections between sport and education, politics, economics, media and other institutions.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 4903 Issues of the Middle East .50 Units
This course is an interdisciplinary survey course on contemporary international relations with a focus on the Middle East and Central Asia. The course will provide an overview of the political situation in the Middle East and Central Asia societies especially in their relationship to the events of September 11, 2001. The course will explore and examine the relationship from the socio-economic, cultural, historical and political institutions. Special attention will be given to the analysis of current domestic and international relations with Middle Eastern and Central Asia populations of the United States.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 4904 Soc/Hip Hop Culture/Rap Music 3.00 Units
Analysis of rap music as a social force and social process. Includes study of the history of Hip-Hop within the context of society and social change. An examination of the function that rap music serves in contemporary society, its politics, economics and social statement. Also includes conflict theory, race, gender and symbolic interactionism. A college course that puts a name to the many things you have observed in society.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
SOC 4951 Sociology and the Internet .10 Units
An introduction to the Internet as a research tool for sociological inquiry. Includes navigation strategies, sociology sites and public data banks. Strongly recommended for Principles of Sociology students unfamiliar with the Internet.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
SOC 4952 Intro to Womens Studies 3.00 Units
Cross-cultural interdisciplinary introduction to the study of women, the development of feminism and varieties of feminist theory. Covers topics such as gender socialization, diversity and difference, explanations of gender inequality, women in families, sexuality, women's health, violence against women, and promoting social change.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
SOC 63 Social Worker Designee 2.00 Units
Defines the responsibilities of the person designated as social worker in skilled and intermediate care facilities serving a predominantly elder population. Designed to provide the student with the tools, theory, and skills needed to satisfy State regulation as outlined in Title 22.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 

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