Fall 2013 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 24-Dec 19
W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FL4 233         15428 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15428 Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which half of the instruction is conducted online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet for the online portion of the class, and they must attend the following class sessions: 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4 and 12/11. Students will be dropped from the class if they do not attend. 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. Access to the course will be available before the first class session. Students must activate and check their student email accounts prior to the first week of the semester. For more information, please contact the instructor at diane.carlson@flc.losrios.edu

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Siler              FLC MAIN FL4 233         15817 Textbook


SOC 310    Marriage and the Family    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1; IGETC Area
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 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15788 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class is online and 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 must activate and check their student email accounts prior to the first week of the semester. For more information, please contact the instructor at diane.carlson@flc.losrios.edu

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FL4 219         19185 Textbook


SOC 321    Race, Ethnicity and Inequality in the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
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 24-Dec 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FL4 219         15429 
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W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC D.Carlson            Off Campus RCC 15        15529 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Hoffman            El Dorado EDC A101       15430 Textbook


Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: October 28, 2013