Sociology Courses

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

  • SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC-102 Social Problems of a Diverse Society
  • SOC-103 Social Science Research Methods
  • SOC-105 Marriage and Family
  • SOC-106/CHS-101 Chicano/Latino Culture I
  • SOC-108 Social Inequalities
  • SOC-142/KIN-242 Sociology of Sport

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Sociology AA Transfer Degree

  1. Demonstrate understanding of a variety of explanations accounting for human behavior (in evolutionary and/or contemporary contexts) and account for differences in terms of the interplay among society, culture, and biology.
  2. Demonstrate competence in defining, critically assessing, and using sociological concepts.
  3. Have a familiarity with various theoretical perspectives and their historical development in the discipline.
  4. Be able to identify and employ various research designs and their appropriate application to the study of social life.
  5. Possess an understanding of cross-cultural differences and an understanding of the importance of cultural context.