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2012-14 Online Course Catalog

SOC - SOCIOLOGY

SOC A101: Introduction to Sociology: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Course Attributes: UAA GER Social Sciences Requirement. Special Note: Offered fall and spring semesters. Introduction to science of humans as social animals, emphasizing social processes which give rise to and shape human’s language, experiences, perception, meaning and behavior. Multiple frameworks used in understanding and predicting human behavior. 

SOC A202: The Social Organization of Society: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Course Attributes: UAA GER Social Sciences Requirement. Special Note: Offered alternate fall semesters. Examination of various ways in which societies develop social structures such as belief, value, symbol, and normative systems to lend predictability to human interactions. Explores why such structures are needed by human societies and implications of varying structures. 

SOC A242: An Introduction to Marriage, Family and Intimate Relationships: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Registration Restrictions: A social science course recommended. Special Fees. Special Note: Offered fall and spring semesters. 
Introduction to sociological study of contemporary patterns relating to marriage, family and other intimate relationships. Also explores impact of gender roles, ethnicity and racial background on beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviors.  

SOC A280: Seminar in Contemporary Issues: 3 CR

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Special Note: Subtitle varies; may be repeated for credit with a different subtitle. Analyzes contemporary issues from a variety of social science perspectives. 

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