Sociology (SOCY)

SOCY 151G, INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3 (3)

This introductory course is the study of human behavior in society. Its primary focus is on the influence of social relationships on people's attitudes and behavior, and on how societies are established and changed. Some of the topics covered are cultural, deviance, the family, globalization, social inequality, the mass media, ethnic and race relations, socialization, religion, research methods, and organizations. Social Sciences Core Course.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

SOCY 155G, INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY 3 (3)

This course introduces the student to Anthropological Archaeology - the study of past human culture using material remains from an urban perspective. Course emphasizes obtaining goals of archaeological research through: survey, excavation, artifact analysis and interpretation. This course provides a basic understanding of how we learn about ancient societies and how this teaches us about ourselves. This course is cross listed with ARCH 155G and URBS 155G Introduction to Archaeology.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4

Typically Offered: Fall and Spring Semesters

SOCY 161G, INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 3 (3)

This course explores the diversity of human societies and their cultures. Cross-cultural comparisons and analyses show how an integrated culture satisfies human needs and facilitates their survival.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

SOCY 199, INTRO/WORLD OF WORK - SOCY 1 (0)

This course provides an internship-level supervised work experience with an approved employer. Emphasis is on career exploration to maximize sound career decisions. Students also explore the role of a college education in career preparation. Focus on self-examination of the world of work in terms of values, skills, and interests. Exploration of occupational paths for all majors, disciplines, examination of employer-employee expectations, preparation of resumes and development of interviewing skills are covered.

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: A student must have completed minimum 12 semester credit courses at LCCC (courses transferred are not counted; have earned minimum 2.0 overall GPA; OR have division approval. Maximum three '1' credit courses allowed).

Typically Offered: Offer as required

SOCY 255G, THE FAMILY 3 (3)

A study of the family as a social institution , including cross-cultural comparisons and the historical development of the Western family. An examination of contemporary American marriage and the family in its various forms; contemporary social issues in marriage and the family and alternative lifestyles will also be examined.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3, IN5

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: SOCY 151G

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

SOCY 256, SOCIAL PROBLEMS 3 (3)

The course examines topics such as crime, racism, sexism, poverty, urban decay, immigration, and terrorism. It gives students a grasp of how social problems are interrelated, and society's role in the creation and perpetuation of social problems. Students become aware that globally, what is considered a social problem in one society may not be regarded as such in another society. Social Sciences Core Course.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3, IN5

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: SOCY 151

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

SOCY 265G, DEATH AND DYING 2 (2)

A cross-cultural and historical survey of social responses to death, with particular emphasis on the application of basic sociological concepts to further understanding of dying, death and survivorship.

General Education: C4, IN2, IN3, IN5

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: SOCY 151G

Typically Offered: Summer and Fall Semesters

SOCY 276G, RACE AND ETHNICITY 3 (3)

This course examines relations between racial and ethnic groups. A sociological framework is used to investigate dominant-subordinate relations in the perspective of a variety of social categories such as race/ethnicity, religion, gender, prejudice, discrimination, and the pattern and economic impact of immigration. Social Science Core Course.

General Education: C4, IN1, IN2, IN3

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: SOCY 151

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

SOCY 278, SOCIOLOGY OF SEX & GENDER 3 (3)

This course is designed for social science majors or those pursuing women's and gender studies. It examines sex and gender from a sociological framework by exploring how complex evolving patterns of sex and gender are constructed interpersonally, institutionally, and culturally . It examines how gender permeates relationships, workplace, media, and social interaction. The course also investigates the complex intersection of gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity and social class and how those factors contribute to social inequality. Social Sciences Core Course

General Education: C4, IN1, IN3, IN4

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: SOCY 151

Typically Offered: Spring Semester

SOCY 287, WORK-BASED LEARNING I - SOCY 1-3 (1)

This course provides supervised work experience with approved employer(s) in an area related to the student's program. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience. Students will be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Activities are coordinated and evaluated by college personnel. Course will be graded on the S/U basis. Prerequisites: A student must be pursuing an approved program at LCCC; have completed 15 semester hours with a minimum of 6 semester hours in the discipline of placement; have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the discipline and a 2.0 overall GPA; and have divisional approval.

Course Entry Requirement(s): A student must be pursuing an approved program at LCCC; have completed 15 semester hours with a minimum of six semester hours in the discipline of placement; have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the discipline and a 2.0 overall GPA; and have divisional approval.

Typically Offered: Offer as required

SOCY 299, INDIVIDUALIZED STUDIES IN SOCIOLOGY 1-2 (1)

An in-depth study of areas of sociology presented by discussion and/or individual research and reading. Topics will vary. Repeatable up to a total of four (4) credit hours.

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: Second year standing and divisional approval.

Typically Offered: Offer as required