Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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SOCSC 300    Introduction to Ethnic Studies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 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 uses comparative methods to introduce the diverse institutional, cultural, and historical issues relating to the past and present life circumstances of Asian Americans, Mexican/Hispanic/Chicano/Latino Americans, Black Americans, Native Americans, and other recent immigrant groups. The course is designed to introduce students to information presented in upper division courses with ethnic studies content.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Heningburg         SCC MAIN RHN 220         18684 
Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC M.Fabionar           SCC MAIN RHN 228         20746 Textbook
On-Campus


SOCSC 325    Asian Experience in America    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC W.Maeda              SCC MAIN RHN 228         17332 
Textbook
On-Campus


SOCSC 332    The Sociology and Psychology of Mexicans and Latinos in the United States    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 or ESLW 340 with a "C" grade 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: In this course, students will examine the cultural, sociological, and psychological experience of Mexicans and Latinos in the United States. This course will give students the opportunity to analyze the ways in which Mexican and Latino communities are shaped by family dynamics, socio-economic structures, and religious and educational institutions. Complex issues of identity, assimilation, and self-esteem will also be addressed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC L.Marquez            SCC MAIN RHN 220         18620 
Textbook
On-Campus


SOCSC 335    Introduction to Native-American Studies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 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 a survey of traditional cultures of Native American people of North America that focuses on the social, religious, economic, and artistic nature of various native groups. The antiquity, distribution, and linguistic history of native cultures are integrated with the contemporary status of native cultural traditions regarding social change and adaptation. The geographic, cultural, historical, and botanical environment of local native cultures will be emphasized. An optional field trip may be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHN 228         18621 
Textbook
On-Campus


SOCSC 350    Introduction to Women's Studies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC S.Fairchild          SCC MAIN RHN 228         18919 
Textbook
On-Campus


SOCSC 493    Topics in International Studies    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a seminar setting in which students can study and discuss issues in international studies (regional and global issues) with faculty from a variety of disciplines. Specific regions (e.g., Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe) are addressed topically. This course may be taken four times for credit up to 16 units provided there is no duplication of topics. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 20-Mar 30
F         10:45AM-02:05PM LEC S.Graybill           SCC MAIN RHN 264         18685 
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The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Through Film     2 Units
Hours: 36 hours lecture.
Description: This seminar will examine the depiction of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in dramatic film. Through the principal subject matter of the course - films - students will analyze the themes, tropes, and stories of the conflict that film-makers chose to emphasize and how the historical evolution of the conflict contributed to changes in the way film-makers have depicted it. Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to grapple with the following question: how useful is dramatic film as a source in cultural history?
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012