Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Business and Social Sciences Division
SOC 54HHONORS INSTITUTE SEMINAR IN SOCIOLOGYFall 2012
1 hour lecture.1 Unit

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 12 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: CSUValidation:

1. Description -
A seminar in directed readings, discussions and projects in Sociology. Specific topics to be determined by the instructor.
Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in SOC 34 or 34H.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. analyze the topic in a skillful and thorough manner.
  2. discuss the topic critically with instructor and other students.
  3. explain the importance of the topic to the discipline.
  4. improve research and/or information gathering assessment ability.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
None.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Readings, discussion, and critical analysis of the various topics.
  2. Use of primary, secondary and other important monographs as appropriate.
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
Evaluation of class participation and examinations of readings.
7. Representative Text(s) -
As appropriate to topic.

8. Disciplines -
Sociology
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Lecture, discussion, oral presentations, group project work.
 
10. Lab Content -
Not applicable.
 
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
 
12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
  1. College level readings from primary and secondary sources of approximately 50-100 pages per week.
  2. College level writing assignments based on primary and secondary source reflection and / or analysis.
13. Need/Justification -
This course is a restricted support course for the AA degree in Sociology.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2012-10-05 15:59:18


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines