Spring 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Siler              FLC MAIN FL4 219         15717 
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W         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FL4 133         18974 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18974 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 for the online portion of the class, and must attend the following class sessions: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, and 5/8. The mandatory orientation for this class is on Wednesday, January 23rd, 10:30am - 11:50am in room FL4-133 at the FLC-Main campus. You will be dropped by the instructor if you 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 iMail accounts prior to the orientation. For more information, please contact the instructor at diane.carlson@flc.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 investigates current social problems in the United States. It examines these problems through sociological and ideological perspectives and evaluates how these perspectives influence both definitions of problems as well as proposed solutions. Topics include: racism, economic inequality, sexism and heterosexism, as well as problems arising in the areas of education, marriage and family, crime, health and healthcare, and the environment. Particular attention is paid to the impact of media on perceptions of social problems.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16044 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course 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 iMail accounts prior to the orientation. 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.
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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Carlson            FLC MAIN FL4 133         15970 
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W         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC D.Carlson            Off Campus RCC 11        15718 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Carlson            El Dorado EDC A105       15719 Textbook

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: July 8, 2013