Sociology (SOC)

SOC 114
Marriage, Family, and Intimate Relations
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4G; Citrus GE; CSUGE D7; CSUGE E)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A consideration of the sociological and psychological factors which influence present day marriages and relationships. Course includes seminar discussions oriented toward understanding these influences as they relate to the individual.

SOC 118
Minorities in America
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4J; Citrus GE; CSUGE D0; CSUGE D3)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

This course gives an overview of the psychological, social, economic, and political aspects of minority groups in contemporary American culture. It will emphasize the relationships between these groups and the dominate culture.

SOC 201
Introduction to Sociology
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4J; CSUGE D0)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: SOC 201H

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

An emphasis is placed on the study of the basic structure of human society, the main forces that hold groups together or weaken them, conditions that transform social life, and basic social concepts.

SOC 201H
Introduction to Sociology - Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4J; Citrus GE; CSUGE D0)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: SOC 201

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

An emphasis is placed on an in-depth, critical study of the basic structure of human society, the main forces that hold groups together or weaken them, conditions that transform social life, and basic social concepts. Students are expected to work and participate at an honors level which includes, strong critical thinking skills through analysis of sociological readings, presentation, and leadership skills demonstrated through class participation/presentation, and service learning in the community.

SOC 202
Contemporary Social Problems
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4J; Citrus GE; CSUGE D0)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Emphasis is placed on American society and social problems. Special attention is given to the causes and effects of social problems. Course content includes research, field observation studies, seminar discussion with special resource professionals.

SOC 220
Introduction to Gender
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; IGETC 4J; Citrus GE; CSUGE D0; CSUGE D7)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

This course is an introduction to the sociological analysis of gender in contemporary American society. It focuses on macro level analyses of how institutions shape gender and micro level analyses of how individuals are socialized and how they "do" and practice gender.