Service Learning Courses in Sociology

Spring 2014


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



  • Service Project (SOC 101-017,019):
    Students will be partnering with the Neighborhood Consortium for Youth Justice (NCYJ) - a collaborative of neighborhood based organizations established by Professor Weider to work collaboratively with diverse community resources to assure that youth with behavioral needs and their families are growing emotionally, physically and intellectually. Students will participate in training in Asset based Community Development and facilitating Safety Net training among other activities.
    (10 hours — Option) S-14

  • Service Project (SOC 101-CC0, CC5):
    Students will establish an on-campus Food Pantry.
    (10 hours — Option) S-14

 
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

  • Service Project (SOC 200-001):
    Students will be partnering with the Neighborhood Consortium for Youth Justice (NCYJ) – a collaborative of neighborhood based organizations established by Professor Weider to work collaboratively with diverse community resources to assure that youth with behavioral needs and their families are growing emotionally, physically and intellectually. Students will participate in training in Asset based Community Development and facilitating Safety Net training among other activities.
    (20 hours — Option) S-14

 
SOC 206 - Sex and Gender in Society | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
SOC 206 - Sex and Gender in Society

A sociological analysis of the changing roles of women and men in American society. Includes historical background, cross-cultural insights, and an examination of contemporary trends. The major areas of emphasis will be family, education, occupation, law, and the feminist movement. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Prerequisite: SOC 101

  • Service Project (SOC 206-CC1):
    Students will educate the community on MetroJustice.
    (10 hours — Option) S-14

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