Course Code: SYG1010
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:This course is intended to provide the student with an insight into some of the major social issues and problems confronting American society. The course will have the flexibility to shift the focus on issues and problem areas as they move in and out of the social arena. It will provide students with a multi-cultured, unisex course capable of dealing with any social problem subject area deemed appropriate for study. This course has been designated as an international/diversity course.
Latresha Moore, Ed.D
Travis Bradshaw, Ph.D.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Giddens, Anthony, et.al. Essentials of Sociology-W/ACCESS. 7th Ed. New York: Norton, 2019. Print. ISBN: 9780393674088
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
SS-1 Identify theories, hypotheses and research methodologies that behavioral scientists use to explain, investigate and predict behaviors and social trends.
SS-2 Use appropriate social and behavioral science investigation techniques to analyze contemporary social issues.
SS-3 Identify and investigate interdisciplinary courses in the social and behavioral sciences, such as, history, criminal justice, economics, etc. and establish how these courses are inter-related from a global perspective.
SS-4 Create and utilize current technologies in developing oral and written presentations on topics relevant to subject matter under the auspices of social and behavioral sciences.
SS-5 Identify fundamental modalities used to promote understanding of differences and commonalities within diverse cultures.
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
SS-1, SS-2, SS-3, SS-4
|Tests, Quizzes, Reports, Skills Demonstration, Projects, Cumulative Final|
- Read all assigned material, including text and articles.
- Study notes for lectures, presentations and videos.
- Turn in all homework and writing assignments.
- Identify and explain concepts in writing assignments.
- Courses taught under the auspices of the Social and Behavioral Sciences will include an oral component, oral presentations, and or classroom discussions.
Note: Online and Distance Learning courses will not contain the oral component.
College-wide policies and resources
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