Fall 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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SOCSC 320    Socio-Cultural, Economic and Political Experience of the African-American    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 340 with grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an inter-disciplinary overview of the sociocultural, economic, historic, and political issues in the life of African Americans in the United States. It will expose students of all ethnic backgrounds to the issues germane to the experience of African Americans in the United States.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Heningburg         SCC MAIN RHN 220         16750 
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SOCSC 325    Asian Experience in America    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to and an investigation of the Asian-American's role in the United States, with emphasis on historical and cultural contributions from the time of immigration to the present day.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Shima              SCC MAIN RHN 267         16462 
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SOCSC 330    Mexican-Americans in the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an interdisciplinary introductory survey course in which students will examine the history, culture, and contemporary issues of Mexican Americans in the United States. Topics of emphasis include Mexican American history, culture, racial and ethnic paradigms, the question of borders, identity politics and other matters such as education, health, and law that have shaped the experiences of Mexican Americans in the United States. Students will also analyze the roles played by Mexican Americans in the politics, economics, and culture of the United States.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Rodriguez          SCC MAIN RHS 261         16749 
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SOCSC 336    Native-American Culture and the Impact of Federal Policy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW340 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study comparing Native American traditional cultures and religions in response to the impact of the European invasion. This course includes a review of tribal origins and oral traditions; 'Manifest Destiny'; the impact of treaties; land in trust; and European/Spanish/French culture and religious influences on indigenous people of the Americas. The course also covers disease epidemics; colonization; missionization; religious resistance (The Ghost Dance); attempts at assimilation; the establishment of the Bureau of Indian Affairs; removal policies; reservation policies; boarding schools and the influence of Christianity on Indian children; the Dawes Allotment Act; citizenship; reorganization; termination, relocation and urbanization; social resistance; self determination (includes issues of religious freedom and the use of Peyote); the Indian Civil Rights Act; sacred sites; restoration; and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act; as well as cultural appropriation of indigenous religion. An optional field trip may be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 308         17090 
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SOCSC 350    Introduction to Women's Studies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D4; IGETC Area 4D
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to Women's Studies through the exploration and examination of historical, philosophical, sociological, psychological, and literary perspectives as they pertain to women. Emphasis will be placed on what it means to grow up female in different racial contexts, with particular emphasis on the effects of culture and ethnicity. Each student writes a minimum of 3,000 words.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.Fairchild          SCC MAIN RHN 208         17841 
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SOCSC 352    Global Women's Issues    3 Units

Same As: SOC 345
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better OR ESLW 340 and ESLR 340 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D4; CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4D; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will explore issues relevant to women in different parts of the world. The course will cover global issues (e.g. globalization, poverty, war), women's issues (e.g. discrimination, health, violence), and the intersection of the two. Students will learn how to locate these issues in the context of the global women's movement and in various societies around the world. In addition, students will explore how women's oppression and empowerment take on different forms in different countries and communities. Credit will be awarded for SOCSC 352 or SOC 345, but not both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.Fairchild          SCC MAIN TEC 102         17632 
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SOCSC 495    Independent Studies in Social Science    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an independent studies course. The topics are to be arranged between the instructor and the student. U.C. transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling U.C. campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted toward the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Fairchild           TBA TBA                 19957 
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Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 29, 2014