Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 introduces the social and cultural bases that impact human behavior, social interaction, and life opportunities. This course will cover sociological concepts, theoretical approaches, and major fields of sociological inquiry including culture, socialization, social structures and institutions, inequalities and stratification, deviance, and social change.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FL4 219         15563 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15563 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 in room FL4-219 from 10:30am -11:50am for a course overview. Students must attend the following class sessions: 8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/5. The remainder of the course is online.

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Siler              FLC MAIN FL4 233         16031 Textbook
W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC D.Carlson            Off Campus RCC 15        15749 Textbook


SOC 310    Marriage and the Family    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the social, historical, cultural, and structural factors that impact families and influence societal definitions and expectations of the concepts of marriage and family. This course also examines the internal dynamics of families, as well as the ways in which they are shaped by the hierarchies of the larger social world. Gender roles and expectations, media impact, intimacy, violence in families, parenting, and public policies are also explored. Special emphasis will be placed on the diversity of families and family forms.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15999 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Information for this class can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Students will not have access to the course until the orientation. The mandatory orientation for this class is at 4:00pm on Friday, August 24, 2012, in room FL5 109 on the Folsom Main campus. Students must activate and check their iMail accounts prior to the orientation. If waitlisted, please do not contact the instructor. You will be contacted by the instructor if added to the class.


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 uses the sociological perspective to examine the relationship between race, ethnicity, and inequality in the U.S. and covers topics including: prejudice, discrimination, ethnocentrism, individual and institutional racism, privilege, assimilation, civil rights, and other related issues. This course includes an analysis of the social and historical experiences of major minority groups in the U.S. and how these experiences impact current socioeconomic conditions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FL4 133         15564 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Hoffman            Off Campus RCC 13        15674 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carlson            El Dorado EDC A101       15565 Textbook

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012