CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES                                                                        

PROGRAM FOR THE B.A. DEGREE IN SOCIOLOGY

Option in Inequalities and Diversity                                                                             

 

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REQUIRED LOWER DIVISION COURSES (10 UNITS)

SOC 201     Principles of Sociology                      (4)

 

 

 

 

 

SOC 210A  Elementary Statistics                          (3)

 

 

 

 

 

SOC 210B  Elementary Statistics                          (3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

REQUIRED UPPER DIVISION COURSES (20 UNITS)

SOC 301    Writing For Sociology                        (4)

 

 

 

 

 

SOC 348    Class, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender     (4)

 

 

 

 

 

SOC 390    Methods of Social Research               (4)

 

 

 

 

 

SOC 412    Classical Sociological Theory            (4)

 

 

 

 

 

SOC 414    Contemporary Sociological Theory   (4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

UPPER DIVISION INEQUALITY/DIVERSITY ELECTIVES (16 UNITS)

Select 16 units from among the following SOC courses: 300, 331, 415, 416, 421, 423, 435, 441, 442, 443, 445, 447, 448, and 460.

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UPPER DIVISION GENERAL ELECTIVES (8 UNITS)

Choose 8 units of upper division courses in sociology in consultation with advisor. Note: SOC 325, 330, and 341 may not be used on sociology major programs.

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UPPER DIVISION ELECTIVES IN ETHNIC/AREA STUDIES (12 UNITS)

In consultation with advisor, select 12 units from outside sociology that relate to the following areas: Area I: Asian and Asian American Studies; Area II: Chicano Studies; Area III: Latin American Studies; Area IV: Pan-African Studies.  Courses must be from at least 2 different areas.

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INEQUALITY/DIVERSITY ELECTIVES

IN SOCIOLOGY

300 Cultural Emotions

331 The Dynamics of Poverty (Service learning course)

415 Political Sociology

416 Feminist Theories (also listed as WOMN 416)

421 Social Sources of Human Sexuality

423 Political Sociology of Globalization and Resistance

435 Asian Societies

441 Theory and Research on Sex Roles

442 Social Change

443 Diversity in Alternative Families

445 Sociology of Religion

447 Work and the Workplace

448 Social Class and Inequality

460 Race and Ethnic Relations

GENERAL ELECTIVES IN SOCIOLOGY

322 Socialization: Childhood and Adolescence

323 Socialization: Maturity and Aging

348 Class, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender

383 Violence in American Society

398 Cooperative Education (Permission required)

410 Advanced Statistics

418 Crowd Behavior and Social Movements

420 Small Groups

422 Social Psychology

424 Mass Communications and Public Opinion

425 Medical Sociology

426 Deviant Behavior

427 Society and Mental Illness

428 Self and Identity (Service learning course)

430 Urban Sociology

432 Science, Technology, and Social Character

433 Bioethics and Sociology

434 Social Aspects of Population Trends

440 Marriage and the Family

444 Sociology of Popular Culture

446 Sociology of Business Organization

449 Professionals in Society

450 Sociology of Aging

452 Life Span Transitions: The Retirement Years

453 Social Aspects of Death and Bereavement

454 Selected Topics in Sociology

480 Criminology

481 Policing America

482 Juvenile Delinquency

484 Corrections

485 Conflict and Domestic Violence

486 Probation and Parole (also listed as SW 486)

487 Environmental Policy, Law, and Society

488 Sociology of Law

489 Sociological Considerations for Jury Consultants

490 Quantitative Research Methods

491 Qualitative Research Methods

499 Undergraduate Directed Study (Permission required)

 

Note: Sociology students cannot use SOC 325, 330, or 341 as Sociology electives.  However, these courses can be used as free electives to complete the 180-unit requirement.

ELECTIVES IN ETHNIC/AREA STUDIES

Note on Course Selection: The courses listed below are suggested courses for each area.  Students wishing to take other courses related to any of the below areas should do so in consultation with an advisor.

 

Area I: Asian and Asian American Studies

AAAS  300  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Asian/Asian-American Studies

AAAS  415  Asian American Communities in Southern California

AAAS  450  Advanced Seminar in Asian and Asian-American Studies

ANTH  414  Peoples of Asia

POLS  458  Politics in Asian-American Immigration

 

Area II: Chicano Studies

CHS/LAS  404  The Central American Experience in the US

CHS  405  The Mexican People as Immigrants

CHS  406  Hispanic Communities in U.S. Society

CHS/URBA  409  US Latinos, Culture, and Global Cities

CHS  432  Chicanos and the War on Drugs

CHS  445  History of the Chicano in Los Angeles

CHS  480  Chicana Feminisms and Women’s Movements

CHS  485  Health and Chicano/Latino Families

 

Area III: Latin American Studies

LAS  335  Race and Culture in the Americas

LAS/CHS  404  The Central American Experience in the U.S.

LAS  424  The United States and Latin America

LAS  425  Latin American Responses to Imperialism and Globalization

LAS  430  Cuba and the World

LAS  450  Special Studies in Latin American Studies

LAS  470  Labor and Social Movements in the Americas

ANTH  404  Peoples of South America

POLS  451  Latin American Politics

 

Area IV: Pan-African Studies

PAS  401  Topics on Education and African American Advancement

PAS  402  Black Political Economy

PAS  403  The Black Intellectual Tradition

PAS  404  The Black Family

PAS  405  Black Feminism

PAS  406  Black Women Leaders in Thought and Politics

PAS  414  African Diaspora: Globalization, Locality, Community

PAS  418  African American Religion as Civic Culture

PAS  420  African Foundations of African American Culture

PAS  440  Power and African American Communities

 

Note on Theme Courses: Courses from departments other than Sociology being used to satisfy the GE Theme requirement cannot also be counted on the major.

 

Note on Cross-Listed Courses: Cross-Listed Courses can only count for one of the listed areas.