SYG: Sociology, General
SYG 2000. INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY..
Enables student to understand social behavior and social processes and become familiar with vocabulary and methodology of discipline of sociology. Emphasis on culture and personality, age and sex roles, family, deviant behavior, social class and stratification, group behavior and social change.
SYG 2000H. INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY- HONORS..
Same as SYG 2000 with honors content. Honors program permission required.
SYG 2010. CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SOCIAL PROBLEMS.
Analysis of major social problems confronting American society. Special emphasis on critical thinking abilities in evaluating causes, effects and various approaches in dealing with social problems. Discussion includes such topics as mental illness, crime, juvenile delinquency, race relations, pollution, population, urbanization and influences detrimental to family stability: divorce, alcoholism, gambling, drug abuse.
SYG 2320. DEVIANT BEHAVIOR.
Examination of sociological and social psychological and criminological theories of deviant behavior. Major topics include murder, rape, heterosexual deviance, urbanization and deviance, alcoholism, drug abuse, mental disorder, suicide, and other criminal and non- criminal forms of deviant behavior.
SYG 2430. MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY.
Assists student in developing perspective regarding areas of adjustment in marriage and family living. Attention to premarital behavior patterns, love and mate selections, communication, family finances, sexual relations, parenthood, divorce, widowhood and remarriage.
SYG 2935. SELECTED TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY..
Prerequisite: SYG 2000 or departmental approval.
For students interested in exploring special topics in sociology through research, discussion and observation. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.
SYG 2941. INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN SOCIOLOGY.
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits including SYG 2000.
The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses.
This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/or practical experiences to assist in confirming their education plans. Each earned credit of Internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).