Sociology

SOCIL 1—Introduction to Sociology  (3 units)
                (TCSU SOC 110)                                         CSU/UC
Basic principles and concepts of sociology, including culture, personality, organization, institutions, stratification, population, collective behavior, and social change. (L)

SOCIL 2—Social Problems  (3 units)
                (TCSU SOC 120)                                         CSU/UC
Survey of social problems in present-day American culture and application of sociological theory and analysis to issues such as poverty, minorities, crime, medicine, the environment, and technology. (L)

SOCIL 5—Multi-Ethnic Relations in the United States
                (3 units)                                                       CSU/UC
Examines the dynamics of multi-ethnic relations in the United States, focusing on social, historical, political, and economic factors; emphasis on inter-group and intra-group relations in terms of prejudice, discrimination, immigration, assimilation, demographic shifts, and exclusion/inclusion. (L)

SOCIL 6 – Sociology of Sex and Gender (3 Units)  CSU/
UC
Sociological analysis of the construction, reproduction, and consequences of sex categories and gender roles. Emphasis on how gender designation of “male” and “female” impacts an individuals life, including violence and abuse, sexual harassment, hate crimes, wage differentials and unequal opportunities. Not open for credit to student with credit in WOMEN 6.  (L)

SOCIL 8 – Social Science Research Methods (3 Units)  CSU
Covers basic issues in the design and implementation of social science research. Topics covered include the scientfic method, ethics, research design, basic descriptive and inferential statistics, and qualitative and quantitative methodologies.  Not open for credit to student with credit in PSYCH 8.  (L)

SOCIL 10—Sociology of Marriage and the Family 
                (3 units)                                                       CSU/UC
Sociological analysis of marriage and the family, including history, cross-cultural comparison, gender roles, love, sexuality, courtship, parenthood, divorce, remarriage, family policies, and structural and cultural factors affecting families in contemporary societies.  This course may have a Service Learning option. (L)

SOCIL 30—Aging: Concepts and Issues  (3 units)                                         CSU/UC
Social, economic, and psychological factors related to aging and the changing roles in contemporary society, including current controversies, personal adaptation to aging, income and housing, health and long-term care, employment and retirement, community social services, and social inequality. Not open for credit to student with credit in HUSEV 15. (L)

SOCIL 35—Women in Contemporary Society  (3 units)                                 CSU/UC
Focuses on the unique position of women in contemporary United States society; emphasis given to the concept of gender as it relates to socialization, social control, history, multi-culturalism, and current issues. Not open for credit to student with credit in WOMEN 35. (L)