3 Units, (UC: CSU)
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.
An introductory course designed to acquaint students with the major principles of sociology as they are applied to contemporary social problems.See Schedule of Classes