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SYG 2000   INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisites: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or a satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. This course is the study of society and its effect on individual behavior. Emphasis is placed on the group basis of society, points of conflict within societies, and societal trends in regard to increased growth and changing institutions. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

SYG 2010   SOCIAL PROBLEMS

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. An analysis of major social problems in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the causes of social problems, approaches to the analyses of problems, and the interrelationship of problems. Course topics include crime, mental illness, poverty and inequality, family and marital problems, population and the environment. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

SYG 2221   WOMEN AND SOCIETY

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. An historical and contemporary examination of the changing political, social, economic, legal, and sexual roles of women in society. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.

SYG 2324   PRINCIPLES OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ENC 0025 or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. An overview of substance abuse. Topics examined include: historical perspectives; identification, intervention and outcome of abusers and their families; treatment techniques; prevention, intervention and rehabilitation resources; types of therapeutic and support groups; and the pharmacology of commonly abused substances. The course is recommended for those persons who would like to gain knowledge about substance abuse and its effect in today's society. 47 contact hours.

SYG 2430   MARRIAGE AND FAMILY

credits: 3  

"G" Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 and REA 0017) or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test. This course deals with the following topics: human sexuality, pair relationships, love, communication, the dynamics of marital interaction, and alternative lifestyles. This course partially satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. 47 contact hours.


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