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/or have questions answered.

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 go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with your instructor.

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

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

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