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Sociology Minor

Minor in Sociology (21 units)

General Prerequisites 

SOC213 Introduction to Sociology

SOC213 Introduction to Sociology

A general introduction to the scientific study of human behavior in social settings. It includes major theories of human behavior in terms of culture, socialization, primary groups, stratification and social class, population, family, religion, and social change. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 SOC213-A A Wallace, Douglas S 05/02/2016 Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
189
Fall 2016 SOC213-D D Wallace, Douglas S 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex
191
Fall 2016 SOC213-A A Wallace, Douglas S 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
183
Fall 2016 SOC213-B B Wallace, Douglas S 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
183
Fall 2016 SOC213-C C Minton, Carol 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall
109
Spring 2017 SOC213-A A Moore, Marilyn 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 SOC213-B B Wallace, Douglas S 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
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Spring 2017 SOC213-C C Wallace, Douglas S 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
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Upper Division Requirements

SOC323 Marriage and the Family

SOC323 Marriage and the Family

This course addresses the social institutions of marriage and family using a theoretical and research-based approach to examine the social, behavioral, and psychological aspects as they are practiced in American culture. The course discusses dating, mate selection, the experience of marriage, marital challenges, and diversity in family forms. The course defines and evaluates marriage and the family from sociological, psychological, and biblical perspectives. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 SOC323-A A Moore, Marilyn 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center
B221
Fall 2016 SOC323-B B Moore, Marilyn 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
B221
Spring 2017 SOC323-A A Moore, Marilyn 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
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Spring 2017 SOC323-B B Moore, Marilyn 01/11/2017 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
202
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SOC335 Social Problems

SOC335 Social Problems

A study of the nature and meaning of social problems and deviant behavior in American Society. The incidence and characteristics of selected social problems of major public interest will be explored. Prerequisite: BEH 100 or SOC 213. (3 units; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Spring 2017 SOC335-A A Wallace, Douglas S 01/11/2017 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
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SOC381 Social Theory

SOC381 Social Theory

This course introduces classical and contemporary sociological theories to examine the fundamental forces that influence human interactions in daily living. Specific emphasis is given to the relationships between social institutions, social and economic power, socially constructed reality, and cultural effects on individual identity, expression, and opportunities in society. Recognition of the differences between the secular patterns of norms and behaviors are paralleled with faith integration on constructs of beliefs and behaviors. Prerequisite: BEH100 or SOC213. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 SOC381-A A Moore, Marilyn 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Sch Business Building
204
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Twelve (12) units of Upper Division Sociology* 

*Minor students may use elective units toward a Departmental Concentration.