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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.

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FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
GEN
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.


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GEN
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

3.0
GEN
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IAI Life Science

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IAI Life Science

No Description Available
4.0
GEN
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing Concepts, research methods 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
CORE
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
GEN
HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
GEN
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

3.0
GEN
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.


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GEN
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

3.0
CORE
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
CORE
SOC-288
Sociology of Sexuality & Gender

SOC-288
Sociology of 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
CORE
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

Semester Totals

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

COM-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
GEN
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IAI Physical Science

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IAI Physical Science

No Description Available
3.0
GEN
PHI-280
Ethics

PHI-280
Ethics

Introduction to issues and theories of ethics. Includes survey of major value systems and contemporary issues.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
PHI-290
Intro to Logic

PHI-290
Intro to Logic

Introduction to rules of reasoning, including truth and validity, deduction and induction, language and meaning, and fallacies.

Course Outline

OR
GEN
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IAI Humanities

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IAI Humanities

No Description Available
3.0
CORE
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
CORE
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
ELE
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Transfer Elective

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Transfer Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
ELE
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

OR
ELE
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IAI Social Science

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IAI Social Science

No Description Available
3.0
GEN
ART-240
Art and Gender

ART-240
Art and Gender

This course will examine the expression of the visual arts through gender, history and culture. The study of art and gender is covered to better understand and define the intent and creation of art forms from ancient to contemporary culture.


Course Outline

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GEN
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IAI Fine Arts

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IAI Fine Arts

No Description Available
3.0
CORE
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
ELE
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Transfer Elective

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Transfer Elective

No Description Available
6.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

64.0
 
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