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)
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Service Project (SOC 101-032):
Students will learn about local cultural associations and organizations first hand (i.e. Chinese , Turkish, Iranian Afghan and Iranian communities and Catholic Family Center's Refugee resettlement program), and work with them to engage their members in MCC's Cultural Spring Event. The work will include A: Interviewing board (and regular) members of these organizations, while reading and learning about diverse societies that their members represent, B: Under Supervision of Professor Monshipour, provide information, publicity material, group organizing services, interpreting and transportation needs assessment and providing of suggestions and guidance, and C: To assist in making our Global Interest Group's event accessible, inclusive, interactive and meaningful for members of many diverse sub-cultures in the Rochester.
(20 hours – Option) S-10
Service Project (SOC 101-183, CC4):
Students will have the opportunity to focus on community development from multiple perspectives: sociology, human services, urban planning, economics, law enforcement, health among them. Students can match their career interests with projects that will lead to deeper understanding of communities and neighborhoods and serve unmet needs in their development. Projects might include neighborhood asset mapping, access to health care, community policing, juvenile justice mentoring and others. (10 hours - Option) S-10