2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Jun 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC& 201 Social Problems (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly SOC 230 - CCN

Course Description
A critical review of socioculturally defined problems facing our world on a micro and macro level.

Student Outcomes
Knowledge competency areas
1. Recognize and explain key sociological terms, concepts, and techniques.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)
2. Compare and contrast how social problems can overlap.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)
3. Evaluate how social problems may be viewed from a global and personal perspective.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)
4. Recognize, characterize and identify multicultural problems on a micro and macro level.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)
5. Apply sociological techniques to various specific social problems and analyze how solutions may bring new problems.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)
6. Build models of ways people have tried to solve social problems.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)
7. Identify, recognize and characterize global social problems.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)
8. Identify, recognize and characterize the cultural populations affected by specific problems.
(multiple choice test, written expression, oral presentation, projects, peer evaluation, computer assignments, portfolio)



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