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SOC198-A The Middle East 3 In a world increasingly globalized, borders are no longer barriers. Within Middle East there are great political and economic inequalities between various Muslim and non- Muslim, Arab and non-Arab countries. This course is created to help acquire basic knowledge and understanding of the region from historical, economic, political, cultural, religious, artistic, and geographic perspectives on a per country basis. We will pursue the accuracy weeding the emotional reports of media on both sides of the fence, the fence of assumptions and lack of non-judgmental information. SOC200-A Minority Group Relations 3 Survey of the contributions that various minorities have made to the development of the United States. SOC210-A Men, Women & Society 3 This is an interdisciplinary course designed for first or second year students which will explore men’s and women’s experiences in American society and the role that ideas about sexual differences have played in shaping those experiences. Areas of inquiry will include, but are not limited to, the following: the construction of gender roles and sexuality; the relationship between gender and other social, political, and legal structures and institutions; and the interplay of gender with race, class, and ethnicity in cultural perceptions and expectations of both men and women. This course will strive to assist students in formulating questions about gender as it relates to their on-going work in various disciplines across the curriculum. SOC220-A Sociology of Aging 3 This course will help the student become informed of some of the issues of aging (both in the United States and internationally). Aging is not what it used to be. It is more than retirement homes, rocking chairs, health and money concerns. Today’s older populations is called the third age and includes people from fifty years of age and beyond. This group is active and very diverse. The course is designed to be interdisciplinary and therefore will include perspective from sociology, psychology, social work, anthropology, biology, health sciences, and history. SOC230-A Juvenile Delinquency 3 Juvenile justice system is examined from historical, constitutional and operational perspectives. Theories concerning juvenile delinquency are explored. SOC240-A Criminology 3 Criminology surveys the history, nature, and causes of crime; criminal behavior patterns, investigation, and prosecution; correctional methods; and the structure of the prison system. The criminal behavior patterns include violent crimes, property crime, political crime, white collar crime, organized crime, and public order crime. SOC251-A Social Psychology 3 The study of interpersonal relations, social attitudes, group dynamics, inter-group relations, class and cultural influences in a psychological context. SOC270-A Social and Behavioral Research Methods 3 Social and Behavioral Research Methods introduces and surveys the major concepts and strategies involved in the undertaking of empirical research.Students learn the meaning of such terms as reliability, validity, variance, and hypothesis. The major research methods include the true experiment, field research, secondary analysis, and surveys. Students assess sampling techniques and table construction. _S_P_E__E__C__H_____________________________________________ SPC101-A Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 This course is designed to help the student develop the basic skills involved in a variety of speaking situations, including oral presentations and interpersonal speaking. Emphasis is placed on such areas as organization, delivery, listening, audience analysis, and methods of reducing nervousness. SPC112-A Public Speaking 3 The emphasis in this course is placed on actual speaking experiences. Instruction focuses on the theory of preparation and presentation, application and practice, and observation and listening, and on the giving of critical feedback. Types of speeches assigned will include informative, persuasive, and special occasion. SPC122-A Interpersonal Communication 3 Interpersonal Communication examines the skills of interpersonal communication in both a dual or group situation. It includes an investigation into the process of communication, language, nonverbal communication, listening, self-concept, emotions or the nature of relationships and conflict. _W__E__L_D__I_N__G___________________________________________ WEL120-E Oxy Fuel Welding and Cutting 2 This course is a combined lecture and lab course. It presents basic fundamentals, the operation of equipment, and safety practices. It includes fusion welding and brazing on light gauge metals, cutting on heavy and light gauge metals, and welding of small diameter pipe. WEL152-C Shielded Metal-Arc Welding Lab I 3 This course covers basic arc welding procedures in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions using carbon steel plate and mild steel electrodes. Application of E-6010, E-6011, E-6013, and E-7018 and various other electrodes are used. WEL186-E GMAW 4 This course is a combined lecture and lab course. It presents the Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) process used extensively by industry. It also emphasizes hands-on application, metal transfer concepts, GMAW equipment, welding procedures, out of position welding, and safety. 154Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2017–2018 Sociology


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