SRJC Course Outlines

4/14/2024 12:35:08 PMSOC 2 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  SOC 2Title:  SOC PROB & DEVIANCE  
Full Title:  Social Problems & Deviance
Last Reviewed:4/25/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Problems of contemporary society:  war, poverty, automation; the social problems of individuals labeled as deviants.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Problems of contemporary society: war, poverty, automation; the social problems of individuals labeled as deviants.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Social and Behavioral Sciences
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 DSocial ScienceFall 2010
 D0Sociology and Criminology  
 DSocial ScienceFall 1991Fall 2010
 D0Sociology and Criminology  
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D4Gender Studies  
 DSocial ScienceFall 1981Fall 1991
 D1Anthropology and Archeology  
 D4Gender Studies  
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 1981
 4JSociology and Criminology  
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: SOCI 115 Social Problems SRJC Equivalent Course(s): SOC2

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students completing this course will be able to comprehend, analyze, and
evaluate knowledge in the following subject areas:

Topics and Scope
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1.  The sociological approach to the study of social problems.
2.  Analysis of social problems through the scientific method, socio-
   logical theory , and critical thinking.
3.  Social problems of social inequality such as poverty, racism, and
4.  Problems affecting the quality of life including:  crime, substance
   abuse, human sexuality, the environment, population growth, and
5.  Problems of social institutions such as:  the economy, education,
   medicine, the family, and the government.
6.  Evaluating the future of social problems in America and globally.

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Students enrolled in this class will be evaluated on written assignments,
on textbooks, as well as outside reading and resource materials.  The
course will require a minimum of 2 hours reading and written assignments
for each hour of class meeting.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 50%
Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers, JOURNALS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Coleman, James C. and Donald R. Cressey 1986, Social Problems, 3rd Ed.
Farley, John, 1987, American Social Problems:  An Institutional Analysis,
Prentice Hall.
Nearbeck, Kenneth, 1986, Social Problems:  A Critical Approach 2nd, Ed.,
Little Brown.

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