Spring 2015 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 129          14719 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 129          14720 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN LRC 104         15686 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Logan              CRC MAIN LRC 105         15730 Textbook
 

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Elston             CRC MAIN BS 129          20702 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC S.Torres             Elk Grove EGA 210        20308 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.Browne             Elk Grove EGA 210        20309 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC D.Nguyen             Elk Grove EGA 206        20310 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          15791 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus 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) e-mail account, and (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.Welkley            CRC MAIN Online          15246 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus 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) e-mail account, and (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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN WIN 252         15456 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN BS 120          15687 Textbook
 

TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Lugo               Elk Grove EGA 206        20311 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC L.Faulkner           Elk Grove EGA 110        20312 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Nguyen             CRC MAIN Online          15457 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus 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) e-mail account, and (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          15515 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus 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) e-mail account, and (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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN BS 128          15150 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lugo               CRC MAIN BS 112A         15987 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 113          14722 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC T.Elston             CRC MAIN BS 148          19889 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC R.Browne             Elk Grove EGA 210        20313 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 114          15009 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Zisk               CRC MAIN BS 113          14728 Textbook
 

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN BS 119          15792 Textbook
 

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN BS 113          15793 Textbook
 

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC D.Nguyen             Elk Grove EGA 205        20314 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.George             CRC MAIN CAC 204         15988 
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TBA       TBA             LEC R.Anzini-Varesio     CRC MAIN Online          15151 Textbook
Online class.
There will be no on-campus orientation or on-campus exams. Students must complete the first week's assignments to remain in the course. In order to complete this class, students may use the CRC Main Campus 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) e-mail account, and (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 495    Independent Studies in Sociology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB N.George              TBA TBA                 21006 
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Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015