Service Learning Courses in Sociology


SOC 101 - Introductory Sociology | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

SOC 101 - Introductory Sociology

A survey of the major concepts employed in the systematic study of human relationships, with emphasis on society, culture, social interaction, socialization, groups, bureaucracy, institutions, collective behavior, social stratification, social control, social change and sociology as a field of knowledge. Three class hours. (SUNY-SS)

3 Credits



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Service Project (SOC 101-CC9):


Students taking this course will work closely with North East Area Development (NEAD). NEAD is a resource for residents of 14609, a highly economically and socially distressed region of Rochester’s north east side. Students will work specifically on NEAD’s TRACT 57 project; an interactive effort to understand, and develop real solutions to specific neighborhood problems. After completing this project students will have met several learning objectives while also gaining a better understanding of Rochester’s "crescent", which is plagued with child poverty, high crime, and unemployment.  (15 hours) F-07

 

Service Project (SOC 101-004, 101-025):

Students will be preparing for the Sustainability Conference that will be held at the Brighton Campus.  Students can choose to develop displays, conduct research or provide materials related to the topic of Fair Trade.  (25 hours - Option) F-07

 



SOC 200 - Social Problems | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College

SOC 200 - Social Problems

An analysis of major social problems in contemporary society, their nature, development and social causes. The course examines the impact of problems such as poverty, crime, drug addiction and prejudice on the individual and society. Possible solutions for social problems are discussed. Three class hours. (SUNY-SS)

3 Credits

Prerequisite: SOC 101

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Service Project (SOC 200-CC1):

Students taking this course will work closely with North East Area Development (NEAD). NEAD is a resource for residents of 14609, a highly economically and socially distressed region of Rochester’s north east side. Students will work specifically on NEAD’s TRACT 57 project; an interactive effort to understand, and develop real solutions to specific neighborhood problems. After completing this project students will have met several learning objectives while also gaining a better understanding of Rochester’s "crescent", which is plagued with child poverty, high crime, and unemployment. (15 hours) F-07

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