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Course Catalog: Sociology

SO 1103 3.0
General Sociology
An introductory course in the field of sociology with special emphasis on the scientific study of social relations, social organizations, social institutions, and social dynamics. VAL, GLB, SBS
Prerequisite: None

SO 1203 3.0
Am Social Problems
A study of select problems, including consideration of proposed lines of action in dealing with them. Problem areas include population, the affluent society, poverty, urban renewal, delinquency and crime, automation, the aging, ethnic and racial relations, and the role of the United States in the relationship to the underdeveloped areas of the world. SBS, VAL, GLB
Prerequisite: None

SO 2103 3.0
Human Relations
An introduction to the applied principles of sociology and psychology as they relate to human interaction in small groups. Major emphasis is placed on analysis of the interaction process with a view toward additional understanding of individual and group behavior and the problems attendant to leadership. VAL, SBS, WRT Pre/Corequisite: EN 1223 or EN 1233

SO 2203 3.0
Marriage & Family
A study of the family, society, and the individual. The course includes background on American family patterns; premarital behavior; marriage and variations in family forms; and problems of the family today. Special emphasis is given to marriage and the family as a kind of human relationship. VAL, GLB, SBS
Prerequisite: None

SO 2303 3.0
Intro Social Work
A study of philosophy, historical development, and perspectives of social work. WRT, VAL (since 12/FA)
Prerequisite: None

SO 2701-2705 1.0-5.0
A specialized program of study directly related to the department's area of expertise. The course is arranged between a faculty member and student and takes into consideration the needs, interests and background of the student.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

SO 2711-2715 1.0-5.0
Spec Topics-Sociology
Courses are offered to accommodate special interests of students and/or faculty. Typically, the course will cover new material not currently contained in the curriculum at ECC.
Prerequisite: None

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