Sociology Minor

Minor in Sociology (21 units)

General Prerequisites 

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)

SOC213-D
Wallace, Douglas S
09/06/2016 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 191
SOC213-A
Wallace, Douglas S
09/06/2016 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 183
SOC213-C
Minton, Carol
09/06/2016 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 109
SOC213-B
Wallace, Douglas S
09/06/2016 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 183
SOC213-A
Moore, Marilyn
01/11/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS
SOC213-B
Wallace, Douglas S
01/11/2017 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
01/11/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS

Upper Division Requirements

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)

SOC323-A
Moore, Marilyn
09/06/2016 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS B220
SOC323-B
Moore, Marilyn
09/06/2016 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS B220
SOC323-A
Moore, Marilyn
01/11/2017 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS
SOC323-B
Moore, Marilyn
01/11/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 202

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)

SOC335-A
Wallace, Douglas S
01/11/2017 M 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM BUS

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)

SOC381-A
Moore, Marilyn
09/06/2016 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 204

Twelve (12) units of Upper Division Sociology* 

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