Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.Rodriguez          SCC MAIN LRC 121         17618 
Textbook
On-Campus


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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC T.Shima              SCC MAIN RHN 308         18745 
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 18-May 21
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Rodriguez          SCC MAIN LRC 121         17594 
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 18-May 21
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC T.Cheshire           SCC MAIN RHS 271         17595 
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 18-May 21
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC S.Fairchild          SCC MAIN RHN 220         17774 
Textbook
On-Campus


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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC H.Ober               SCC MAIN RHN 308         19801 
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: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
Environmental Justice in a Comparative Global Cont
T         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Davis              SCC MAIN RHN 229         17619 
Textbook
1 Units
Hours: 18 hours lecture.
Description: This seminar examines environmental issues and impacts through the lenses of international communities and policies in an age of globalization. This course will cover topics ranging from resource competition, urban environments, and environmental racism.
On-Campus

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014