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Effective: Fall 2012

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.
Advisory: Advisory: Not open to students with credit in SOC 34 or 34H.
Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter)

Description -
A seminar in directed readings, discussions and projects in Sociology. Specific topics to be determined by the instructor.

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.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -

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.
Methods of Evaluation -
Evaluation of class participation and examinations of readings.
Representative Text(s) -
As appropriate to topic.

Disciplines -
Method of Instruction -
Lecture, discussion, oral presentations, group project work.
Lab Content -
Not applicable.
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.