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Sociology Course Descriptions

SOCL200 - SPECIAL TOPICS: SOCIOLOGY (3-0-3)
This course investigates a topic of interest to faculty and students that is outside regular course offerings. Prerequisite (Day): Completion of Sophomore Social Sciences requirement. Day Course.

SOCL406 - SPECIAL TOPICS: SOCIOLOGY (4-0-4)
This course investigates a topic of interest to faculty and students that is outside regular course offerings. Requires approval of Department Head. Prerequisite: Completion of Sophomore Social Sciences requirement. Day Course.Recent Special Topics (SOCL406) course offerings include:

ART AND TECHNOLOGY
Technology and artistic production have always been bound together. In this course, the areas where art and technology intersect, abrade and overlap will be examined. Students will respond verbally and in writing to a variety of artworks, readings and short fiction. Prerequisite: Completion of Sophomore Social Sciences requirement; Successful completion of English sequence.
Day upper level SOCL SCI elective

SOCL410 - SOCIAL MOVEMENTS (4-0-4)
This course will focus on group behavior which occurs outside established institutions. It considers behavior which occurs in spontaneous and structured situations. The main theme of the course is to study social movements aimed at transforming society. Prerequisite: Completion of Sophomore Social Sciences requirement. Day upper level SOCL SCI elective

SOCL425 - CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL CHANGE: AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT (3-0-3)
This course will examine crucial portions of American social, political, and economic history that look back to slavery, segregation, Jim Crow, and the struggle for racial equality as exemplified in the civil rights movement of the 50s and 60s. The course shall focus on citizen participation and the leadership that attempted to bring justice and create change in modern American society. For this study, the course shall explore other groups who also strove to transform society. Prerequisite: ENGL105 and COMM200 or ENGL105 and ENGL116. The Arioch Center Course.

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