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SOC 200 - Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
Introduces fundamentals of social life. Presents significant research and theory in areas such as culture, social structure, socialization, deviance, social stratification, and social institutions. Lecture 3 hours per week.

SOC 215 Sociology of the Family (3 credits)
Prerequisite: SOC 200
Studies topics such as marriage and family in social and cultural context. Addresses the single scene, dating and marriage styles, child-rearing, husband and wife interaction, single parent families, alternative life-styles. Lecture 3 hours per week.

SOC 235 Juvenile Delinquency (3 credits)
Studies demographic trends, casual theories and control of juvenile delinquency. Presents juveniles’ interaction with family, school, police, courts, treatment programs, and facilities. Also approved for ADJ juvenile curriculum. Lecture 3 hours per week.

SOC 236 Criminology (3 credits)
Studies research and casual theories of criminal behavior. Examines crime statistics, crime victims, and types of criminal offenses. Introduces role of police, judicial and correctional systems in treatment and punishment of offenders. Is also approved for ADJ criminology. Lecture 3 hours per week.

SOC 268 Social Problems ( 3 credits)
Prerequisite: SOC 200

Applies sociological concepts and methods to analysis of current social problems. Includes delinquency and crime, mental illness, drug addiction, alcoholism, sexual behavior, population crisis, race relations, family and community disorganization, poverty, automation, wars, and disarmament. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Last updated: 3/7/2014 4:31:56 PM