This course focuses on the study of group behavior and interaction of the individual
and society. Topics include family, politico-economic, educational, and religious
institutions; social movements; population; mass society and communications; community
structure; social class and status; ethnic and racial minorities; work and leisure;
personality development in different cultures as shaped by customs, attitudes and
values. A cross-cultural and global perspective is woven throughout the course.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
(CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)