Sociology Minor

Minor in Sociology (21 units)

Prerequisite 

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-C
Minton, Carol
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B252
SOC213-D
Wallace, Douglas S
09/05/2017 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B221
SOC213-B
Wallace, Douglas S
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B251
SOC213-A
Minton, Carol
09/05/2017 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall ONLN
SOC213-B
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center B221
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
01/10/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 190
SOC213-A
Moore, Marilyn
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 190
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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-B
Moore, Marilyn
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 253
SOC323-A
Moore, Marilyn
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 106
SOC323-B
Moore, Marilyn
01/10/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 203
SOC323-A
Moore, Marilyn
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center B259

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
01/10/2018 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B110

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
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 202
SOC381-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B110

Plus 12 additional units of upper division sociology* 

*Minor students may use elective units toward a departmental concentration.