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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Sociology/Social Work (AA.SSW)

This program follows Math Pathway #1. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


Course Outline

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ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

Study of human interaction focusing on social influences shaping personality, structure and dynamics of human society. Topics include: sociological perspective, culture, society, social interaction; social change in global perspective; socialization; families; social class; and social stratification; race and ethnicity; and deviance.

Course Outline

3.0
MAT-124
Statistics Pathway

MAT-124
Statistics Pathway

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required. Intended for students that don't assess directly into MAT-125 Statistics. Includes supplemental instruction lab.


Course Outline

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MAT-125
Statistics

MAT-125
Statistics

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required.


Course Outline

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3.0
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
4.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

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3.0
SOC-282
Social Problems

SOC-282
Social Problems

An issue oriented course. Among the issues covered are how sociologists view social problems, the changing family, poverty, race and ethnic relations, aging, crime and criminal justice, human sexual behavior, problems of physical and mental illness, urban problems, and other areas based upon student interests.

Course Outline

3.0
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing concepts and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
SOC-284
Sociology/Deviant Behavior

SOC-284
Sociology/Deviant Behavior

Nature and dynamics of deviant behavior. The course includes theories of deviance, social control and forms of deviant behavior. Forms may include drug use, sexual behavior (prostitution and pornography), personal violence, crime and delinquency and mental disorders.

Course Outline

3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0
HED-200
Principles of Health

HED-200
Principles of Health

This course is designed to explore the most important health issues current and past. Helping students to make responsible decisions that will affect them throughout their life. Focus will be on interrelating behavior with one's own health decisions.

Course Outline

3.0
PSY-277
Social Psychology

PSY-277
Social Psychology

Study of social behavior including research methods, attitude formation and changes, social cognition, interpersonal relations, group processes, and social influences.


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
SOC-286
Racial and Ethnic Groups

SOC-286
Racial and Ethnic Groups

An examination of American racial and ethnic diversity with an attempt to understand racial and ethnic relations. The examination is made emphasizing the sociological perspective while including material from the other social sciences.

Course Outline

3.0
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Electives

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Electives

No Description Available
9.0
SOS-283
Introduction Research Methods

SOS-283
Introduction Research Methods

Examination of social science research methods from theoretical, applied and ethical points of view. Acquaints students with qualitative and quantitative techniques and procedures used to measure human behavior, gather and analyze data, and evaluate and report on findings.

Course Outline

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3.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

64.0
Suggested Electives
ANT-200
General Anthropology

ANT-200
General Anthropology

The course provides an introduction to cultural and physical anthropology. Human and animal behavior is studied by using the comparative method. Some of the topics covered are: religion, magic, kinship, sex roles, human evolution, race, archeology and primates.

Course Outline

3.0
SOC-290
Sociology of Family

SOC-290
Sociology of Family

This course examines the major sociological concepts, theories, and research related to marriage, family, and increasing diversity of family types. Special emphasis will be on theorizing family, gender, parenting, balance work and family, and social problems interrelated to family life.

Course Outline

3.0
HSP-120
Introduction to Social Work

HSP-120
Introduction to Social Work

An introduction to generalist practice: Historical origins, values and ethics, practice methods, research considerations, and policy issues in social work. Examination of diverse and at-risk populations; the wide variety of problems workers confront, knowledge and skills of the worker.

Course Outline

3.0
SOC-288
Sociology Sexuality & Gender

SOC-288
Sociology Sexuality & Gender

This course examines sociological concepts, theories, and research related to gendered issues. It explores development of gender cross-culturally, and consequences of dividing society along gendered lines. Topics: gender socialization, culture of gender, differences in gendered experiences in major institutions.

Course Outline

3.0
SOC-290
Sociology of Family

SOC-290
Sociology of Family

This course examines the major sociological concepts, theories, and research related to marriage, family, and increasing diversity of family types. Special emphasis will be on theorizing family, gender, parenting, balance work and family, and social problems interrelated to family life.

Course Outline

3.0