Sociology Electives

Sociology Elective Courses & Concentrations:

Students are to select a minimum of 24 units of elective course work in sociology consistent with their career objectives.To assist with planning registration, please see below to review how frequently we offer the following courses.

Electives offered every semester

SOCI 133 - Intro to Gerontology (3)

SOCI 306 - Applying Sociology in the Community (3)

SOCI 325 - The American Drug Scene (3)

SOCI 341 - Social Interaction (3)

SOCI 351 - Sociology of Families (3)

SOCI 352 - The Sociology of Education (3)

SOCI 353 - Sociology of Children and Youth (3)

SOCI 354 - Gender, Sex and Society (3)

SOCI 356 - Social Inequality (3)

SOCI 357 - Race and Ethnic Relations (3)

SOCI 360 - Sociology of Death and Dying (3)

SOCI 366 - Deviant Behavior (3)

SOCI 371 - Sociology of City Life (3)

SOCI 381 - Sociology of Human Sexuality (3)

SOCI 411 - Criminology (3)

SOCI 495 - Sociological Internship (3)

SOCI 499 - Independent Studies (1-3)

 

Electives offered annually (1-2 sections per year)

SOCI 201 - Social Media and Social Interaction (3)

SOCI 300 - Social Work (3)

SOCI 304 - Black Families in America (3)

SOCI 305 - Social Work Practice (3)

SOCI 307 - Sociology for Career Success (3)

SOCI 345 - Sociology of Communication (3)

SOCI 350 - Social Relationships and Emotions (3)

SOCI 355 - Women in Contemporary Societies (3) 

SOCI 361 - Population and the Environment (3)

SOCI 380 - The Social Life of Food (3)

SOCI 385 - Family Violence (3)

SOCI 417 - Violence Against Women and Girls (3)

SOCI 443 - Sociology of Aging (3)

SOCI 470 - Sociology of Money (3)

SOCI 485 - Research Applications (3)

Electives offered occasionally (every other year, etc.)

SOCI 348 - Collective Behavior (3)

SOCI 365 - Law and Society (3)

SOCI 408 - Sexual Abuse in American Society (3)

SOCI 413 - Juvenile Delinquency (3)

SOCI 415 - Mass Incarceration (3)

SOCI 455 - Sociology of Health and Illness (3)

SOCI 456 - Immigrant Orange County (3)

SOCI 463 - Political Sociology (3)

SOCI 467 - Sociology of Sport (3)

SOCI 473 - Formal Organizations (3) 

Courses offered rarely 

SOCI 403 - Queer Communities and Social Change (3)

SOCI 414 - Sociology of Alcoholism (3)

SOCI 445 - Gender and Work in Global Perspective (3)

SOCI 457 - Whiteness, a Racial Formation (3)

SOCI 458 - Sociology of Religious Behavior (3)

SOCI 459 - Sociology of Marital Dissolution (3)

SOCI 476 - Sociology of Charity and Nonprofits (3)