Fall 2018 Class Schedule (FLC)



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SOC 300    Introductory Sociology    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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. (C-ID SOCI 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M09:00AM-10:20AMLECD.CarlsonFLC MAIN FL4 21915828Textbook
TBATBALECD.CarlsonFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE15828Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.FaulknerRancho RCC1 21016242Textbook
TBATBALECD.CarlsonEl Dorado EDC ONLINE16370Textbook
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
canvas.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


SOC 310    Marriage and the Family    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/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. (C-ID SOCI 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECD.CarlsonFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE16027Textbook
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
canvas.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


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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 contexts of major racialized and ethnic groups in the U.S. and how these contexts impact current conditions and experiences. (C-ID SOCI 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.CarlsonFLC MAIN FL4 21915829Textbook
Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECK.PangerRancho RCC1 21016373Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECP.BurkeEl Dorado EDC A20715830Textbook

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

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2018); AA/AS Area VI (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area D (effective Fall 2018)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces gender issues from a sociological perspective and examines how gender is constructed and embodied in the U.S. It examines historical, social, economic, political, and cultural forces in shaping gender identity and gender roles. The course also emphasizes the intersections of gender with other identities including those relating to race, ethnicity, sexuality, income and wealth, etc. Specifically, the course examines the experience of people of diverse economic, racial, and ethnic origins within a historical and cross-cultural perspective. Finally, this course explores the role that social movements and organizations play in working for gender equality. (C-ID SOCI 140 (effective Summer 2018))

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECL.FaulknerFLC MAIN FL4 21920302Textbook

SOC 379    Making Social Change    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Empowerment through the development of technological skills and access to tools is and will continue to be a significant issue in social justice work and social change. In this interdisciplinary course, students will explore social change through historical and contemporary movements, organizations, and groups and the ways those entities use, create, modify, and improve tools and technologies to support and drive change. Students will research and analyze the contexts and tactics of these movements and synthesize their discoveries with hands-on experience using tools and technologies of the maker movement to develop projects designed to address social, environmental, and economic needs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M01:00PM-04:05PMLECD.CarlsonFolsom FL1 13016448Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2018