7982 - Sociology 1 - Class Information

Introduction to Sociology

Winter 2009

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.

Prerequisites: None.

Instructor

Melanie C. Klein, M.A.
Email: melmelklein@cs.com
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 1:00 - 8:00 PM
(818) 364-7600, ext. 7152



Classroom Location Schedule

 Day  Campus  Time  Location
 Saturday   L.A. Southwest College   9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon  Lecture Lab, Rm. 210
 Saturday  L.A. City  College  1:30 - 4:30 PM  Da Vinci Hall, Rm. 310 
 Sunday  L.A. Valley College  9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon  Foreign Language Bldg., Rm. 110 
 Sunday  L.A. Pierce College  1:30 - 4:30 PM  Business Bldg. Rm. 3208

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Textbooks

Required

Society: The Basics
  • Author: Macionis, John J.
  • Edition: 9/E, 2007
  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall
  • ISBN: 978-0-13-228490-5

Recommended

The Distance Learning Study Guide for The Way We Live
  • Author: Light, Stephen
  • Edition: 3/E, 2008
  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall
  • ISBN: 978-0-13-601679-3

Textbooks may be purchased at the City, Southwest, Valley, and Pierce College bookstores.

Video

The Way We Live

An introductory course designed to acquaint students with the major principles of sociology as they are applied to contemporary social problems.

Where to Watch Videos

Cable Channel LA36

Video broadcasts are available on cable channel LA36. The broadcast schedule is below.

Broadcast Schedule and Class meetings

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All videos are closed captioned.
Buy the Videos

Videos may be purchased at the Pierce College Bookstore. and the  LA Mission College Bookstore

Watch the Videos on Campus

Videos may be viewed at the Learning Resource Centers of:

Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College
 

You must bring your Student ID or fee receipt to watch the videos.

Online Course Website

Jun. 5 is the official start date of the term. If you enrolled after that date, you can expect a delay of 2-3 business days in accessing the class website.

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