Sociology Courses

SOCI 1010 Intro to Sociology Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19, ACT ENGL 18
Co-Req: None
A general survey of the fundamental concepts, methods, and theoretical perspectives underlying social relationships.

SOCI 1011 Intro to Criminal Justice Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: None
Co-Req: None
The course objective is for a student to examine policing, corrections,
and the American court system, amongst other topics. The student
gains an understanding of the complexity of the criminal justice
processes, its lack of central coordination and, most significantly, how
justice is administered in American society.

SOCI 1020 Social Problems Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19, ACT ENGL 18
Co-Req: None
An analysis of current national and global social problems and policies: the magnitude, causes, consequences, and possible solutions to various problems including poverty, racism, sexism, ageism, alcohol and drug abuse, crime, environmentalism, and urbanization.

SOCI 2020 Cultural Diversity Credit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: ACT READ 19, ACT ENGL 18
Co-Req: None
Focuses on the dynamics and consequences of discrimination, economic deprivation and oppression on people of color, women, gay and lesbian persons. Other populations at risk are examined and distinguished by age, ethnicity, culture, class, and physical or mental ability. Exploration of personal and professional beliefs, values, roles and norms of culturally different clients and the use of culture in formulating appropriate intervention.