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SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology

Effective date: January 2017

Basic principles and methods of sociology are introduced. Emphasis is placed upon society as institutionalized human behaviour, the various factors which control or alter it, and the effects upon the individual and the group. The major objective of the course is to develop a critical understanding of modern society.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 101 Perspectives on Canadian Society

Effective date: January 2017

This course introduces students to the critical analysis of modern society with an emphasis on the Canadian context. Students use basic sociological concepts to discuss thematic areas such as family, education, religion, health, crime, technology, mass media, and the environment.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 104 Indigenous People and Canada 1

Effective date: January 2017

Students learn the social, economic, cultural, legal and political factors which influence Aboriginals in Canadian society. Emphasis is on pre-contact societies, the treaty process, development of the Indian Act, the Riel rebellion, and the manner in which federal and colonial governments developed policies and practices that influence contemporary issues.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 106 Indigenous People and Canada 2

Effective date: January 2017

A critical examination of the position of Aboriginals in Canadian society with emphasis on the interaction between Aboriginals and the political, judicial, socioeconomic and value systems of the majority society. There will be an examination of contemporary land claim settlements and the development of Aboriginal self-government.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 110 Women in Canadian Society

Effective date: January 2017

A critical examination of the status of women in Canadian society. Theoretical perspectives on women's status will be analyzed. Special attention is paid to women's paid and unpaid labour, media portrayal, feminist organizations, women of colour, gender relations, and violence against women.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 112 Minority Relations in Canada

Effective date: January 2017

A critical study of Canadian multiculturalism and ethnic relations. Topics for discussion will include race, racism, human rights, ethnicity and ethnic identity, ethnic stratification, the integration and politicization of Canadian minorities, and the political economy of ethnic relations.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 120 The Environment and Society

Effective date: January 2017

This course provides an introduction to the analysis of social relations within their ecological contexts. Students learn to apply a critical lens to understand the political, economic, and cultural aspects of environmental sustainability in contemporary society. Economic activity, public policy, and social movements are analyzed by focusing on specific environmental problems at local and global levels.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 160 Family and Community

Effective date: January 2017

Students study the variety and dynamics of family and community in contemporary society with critical examination of significant issues. How families and communities adapt to change in society is discussed. Special attention is paid to changing trends, variations in families, gender relations, family violence, community oriented interventions, and social policies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 162 Social Problems

Effective date: January 2017

A critical discussion of the nature of social problems in modern society. Issues at the regional, national and global levels will be analyzed, as chosen by the instructor. Various theoretical approaches will be considered and alternative solutions addressing these issues will be presented.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

SOC 200 Capitalism and Globalization

Effective date: January 2016

This course examines the historical development of modern, capitalist society with an emphasis on contemporary processes of globalization. It introduces students to the economic, political, and cultural aspects of capitalism as they apply to Canada and the world. Topics include liberalism and neoliberalism, development and global poverty, imperialism and neocolonialism, global citizenship and the anti-globalization movement.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

SOC 210 Class, Status, and Power

Effective date: September 2016

This is an analysis of social stratification in industrial societies. Discussion focuses on the structure and function of social class systems and on social mobility. Emphasis will be placed upon theoretical perspectives which seek to explain social inequality, and their relevance to the understanding of social inequality in Canada.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

SOC 211 Introduction to Africa

Effective date: September 2016

The course covers the ecosystem, social structure, and human factor of pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial Africa. Within this framework and using theories and methods of sociology and African Studies, the issues of slavery, colonialism, globalization, health, culture, community, conflict, development, trade, education, inequality, and the African Diaspora are critically examined.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

SOC 220 Sociological Theory

Effective date: September 2016

An analysis of major theoretical influences on the development of sociology with particular attention to the classical works of outstanding figures and principal schools of thought. The course will also provide an introduction to the nature of social models, explanations and laws.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

SOC 230 Indigenous Research Methodology

Effective date: September 2016

This course introduces students to qualitative research and Indigenous research methodologies, methods, and techniques. It provides students with relevant research knowledge, strategies, skills, and tools to do their own research in, and evaluate existing research on, Aboriginal communities. Hands-on experience is emphasized.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

SOC 250 Sociology of Deviance

Effective date: September 2016

An examination of theories of deviance, the historical forces which have shaped these theories, the research based on them, and a critical evaluation of their contribution to our understanding of the causes of deviance.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

SOC 280 Social Research Methods

Effective date: September 2016

An introduction to social science research, this course is intended to develop students' research and analytical skills. Topics include: sources and kinds of information, types and testing of theories and hypotheses, problem design and analysis, enquiry modes, data analysis and reporting, and the ethics and politics of social research.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Sociology
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

  • C in Principles of Math 11
  • C in Pre-Calculus 11
  • C in Foundations of Math 12
  • C in MATH 073
  • C in MATH 137

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