Fall 2014 Class Schedule (CRC)



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SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of human behavior in society, including social groups, culture, personality, social stratification, social change, collective behavior and social institutions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 129          13657 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 129          13658 Textbook
 

TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN LRC 105         14008 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN LRC 104         14248 Textbook
 

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.Nguyen             Elk Grove EGA 206        15018 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Anzini-Varesio     Elk Grove EGA 210        19948 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC S.Torres             Elk Grove EGA 210        19949 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Welkley            CRC MAIN Online          14107 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) and activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu/

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN Online          14524 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) and activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu/



SOC 301    Social Problems    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of social problems in American society. It will examine their causes and evaluate proposed solutions. A special emphasis will be placed on local issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN WIN 254         14698 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN WIN 252         14747 Textbook
 

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Lugo               Elk Grove EGA 205        19947 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN Online          14164 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) and activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu/

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Nguyen             CRC MAIN Online          14444 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) and activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu/



SOC 305    Critical Thinking in the Social Sciences    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or the equivalent
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the definitional and contextual nature of social issues. It develops a "critical thinking" approach which integrates interdisciplinary principles and incorporates a comparative framework utilizing literary criticism, logic, argumentation, and persuasion to analyze and compare the content and validity of social problems. This course specifically explores how the media and scientific community collect, interpret, and report social data. Combining critical thinking techniques with the sociological perspective will help students to question the "taken-for-granted" assumptions that surround social phenomena and influence human behavior.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN BS 120          14165 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN WIN 255         14752 Textbook


SOC 310    Marriage and the Family    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D7; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine the social, psychological, cross-cultural, political, historical and economic factors relating to the changing family, marriage, remarriage and significant relationships. The intersection of race, ethnicity, class, age, gender, and sexuality will be explored. (C-ID SOCI 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 113          13660 
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SOC 321    Race, Ethnicity and Inequality in the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a social profile of major American minority groups. It examines the problems of minority assimilation into an "open" society and culture.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 114          13987 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 113          13665 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN BS 119          13666 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN BS 129          13669 Textbook
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Nguyen             Elk Grove EGA 205        19267 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95757.



SOC 341    Sex and Gender in the U.S.    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D4; IGETC Area 4D
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a study of the changing roles of women and men in the US. Theories of women's and men's gender role socialization, gender related inequalities, health and body issues, and a current examination of the women's and men's movements will be explored.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN WIN 254         19279 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Anzini-Varesio     CRC MAIN Online          14166 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete all of the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A, OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) and activated Gmail account (3) word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions.
The course Web site can be found at http://elearning.losrios.edu/



Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014