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2014-15 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.
Applies sociological perspectives, theories, and methodologies to the study of social institutions, including family, education, economy, government, and religion, to examine the ways in which social institutions shape the social organization of society.

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

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Special Fees.
Introduction to sociological study of family, marriage and other intimate relationships.  Also explores impact of gender roles, ethnicity and racial background on beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviors.

SOC A280: Contemporary Issues (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: SOC A101.
Special Note: May be repeated twice for credit with a change in subtitle.
Analysis of contemporary social issues from a variety of sociological perspectives.

 
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