Apr 24, 2018  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions


Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Sociology

  
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    SOC 1010 - Intro to Sociology (SS)

    Credits: 3
    The nature and scope of sociology, including systematic treatment of group life, social institutions, social problems, social change and social control.


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    SOC 1020 - Social Problems (ID)

    Credits: 3
    Social, political and economic aspects of specific problems in modern societies including famine, population, ecological disasters, war and terrorism, poverty, race/ethnic and gender inequality, family, crime, health and illness.


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    SOC 2370 - Gender & U.S. Society (SS,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Social construction of gender; social institutions and gender inequalities; connections and disconnects between biological sex and gender; theories of gender socialization; impact of gender on problems in relationships and communication.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010  or appropriate placement scores.


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    SOC 2400 - IntermountainWest & People(ID)

    Credits: 3
    A basic study of the region known as the Intermountain West, its land and its people. It is a holistic approach including its geography, history, culture, and social institutions.


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    SOC 2600 - Marriage and Family

    Credits: 3
    This class examines the nature of marriage and family as an institution in society. Emphasis placed on the effects of modern social structures and cultural values on interpersonal relationships and family life.


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    SOC 2630 - Race and Ethnicity (SS,DV)

    Credits: 3
    Role of ethnic and racial minorities in the United States and the processes which arise when groups of people who differ come into contact with each other will be studied.


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    SOC 2680 - Sociology of Aging

    Credits: 3
    This class introduces problems concerning the social role of the aged in industrial societies and the general field of aging. Biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging will be emphasized.

    Prerequisite: SOC 1010 


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