Spring 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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SOCSC 300    Introduction to Ethnic 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 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 19-May 22
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC K.Heningburg         SCC MAIN RHN 220         17888 
Textbook
On-Campus


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 19-May 22
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC L.Marquez            SCC MAIN PAC 105         17862 
Textbook
On-Campus


SOCSC 335    Introduction to Native-American Studies    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 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 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHS 271         17863 
Textbook
On-Campus


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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Mannon             SCC MAIN PAC 105         18056 
Textbook
On-Campus


SOCSC 493    Topics in International Studies    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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. 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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
Women's Voices, Women's Activism
T         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Fairchild          SCC MAIN RHS 261         17889 
Textbook
2 Units
Hours: 36 hours lecture.
Description: This seminar approaches global studies through an analysis of women's activism in different world locations, developing an understanding of diverse ways that women creatively and heroically stand up to challenges posed by economics, politics, and war. Through the principle subject matter, women's autobiographical writing and documentary film, students will analyze global women's leadership and activism through first-person perspectives: women narrating their own stories about shaping change in their local communities.
On-Campus

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013