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Sociology
BUSINESS AND LAW DEPARTMENT

1 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
(CAN SOC 2)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Develops the sociological perspective that behavior is determined largely by human interactions and membership in groups. The main elements of sociological analysis are presented, emphasizing social organization, culture, socialization, social stratification, and population. These elements are applied
to topics such as crime and delinquency. Acceptable for credit: UCLA, CSUN: Sociology 150.

2 AMERICAN SOCIAL PROBLEMS
(CAN SOC 4)
Prerequisite: None | Advisory: Soc 1 | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Surveys, identifies and analyzes past, present and future social problem areas in the United States. Criteria are developed by which one can evaluate the probable effectiveness of various proposals for change in problem areas such as personal and social disorganization. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Sociology 200.

4 SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
This course considers the logic of the scientific analysis various methodological tools utilized in social science research and emphasizes clarification of the basic social science issues. Students will analyze collected data. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Sociology 202.

7 JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours.CSU 3 UNITS
A non-technical course for students interested in the juvenile justice process, which deals with problems concerning maladjusted juveniles, ranging in type from the potential delinquent to the institutionalized offender. Delinquency is related to other areas of social disorganization such as alcoholism.

11 ETHNIC AND RACIAL MINORITIES IN THE UNITED STATES
Prerequisite: Soc 1 or 2 | Lecture: 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Cultures of the major ethnic and racial groups in the United States, social processes affecting and influencing their adjustment and assimilation into the dominant trends of American life, and the legal and social solutions to their problems. Acceptable for credit: CSUN: Pan African Studies 221.

12 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
Interpersonal growth and rewarding relationships are explored over the course of the family life cycle. Examines the impact of social, psychological and economic forces that affect the family.

385 DIRECTED STUDY
Conference: 1 hour per unit. 3 UNITS
Directed studies on a contract basis under the supervision of an instructor. Credit Limit: Maximum of 3 units may be taken for credit.

485 INTERNET RESEARCH
Prerequisite: None | Lab: 2 hours. CSU 1 UNIT RPT2
Internet Research teaches how to use search engines; basic and advanced searches with Boolean and proximity operators; how to locate materials in various content fields; how to critically evaluate these sources; and how to use and cite electronic sources.

921 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 2 UNITS RPT3

931 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 3 UNITS RPT3

941 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
CSU 4 UNITS
Prerequisite: Employment in a field related to the student's major as verified by the signature of the Cooperative Education Advisor. Supervised training is conducted in the form of on-the-job training in an employment area that will enhance the student's educational goals. Limits to transfer credit: See Cooperative Education Credit Guide.

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