Sociology

Classes

SOC 208 : Introduction to Criminology

This course delves into the nature and extent of crime in the United States, as well as criminal delinquent behavior and theories of causation. The study includes criminal personalities, principles of prevention, control and treatment. 

Credits

3

SOC 209 : Juvenile Delinquency

This course examines the causes of delinquency. It also reviews programs of prevention and control of juvenile delinquency, as well as the role of the courts.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

SOC 200

SOC 210 : Social Problems

This course examines the social and cultural aspects, influences, incidences, and characteristics of current social problems in light of sociological theory and research.  

Code A

Credits

3

Prerequisites

SOC 247 : Marriage and the Family

The course is a study of family structures and families in a modern society. It covers preparation for marriage, as well as sociological, psychological, biological, and financial factors relevant to success in marriage and family life.

Credits

3

SOC 296 : Directed Studies in Sociology

This course provides students with opportunities to have “hands-on” experience with research methods used in the behavioral sciences or to complete directed readings under faculty supervision.

Credits

1 - 3

Prerequisites

SOC 200