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SOCI 391 - Environmental Sociology

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course will examine the complex relationship between human society and the natural environment. Students will explore the social forces that shape our perceptions of the environment and environmental problems, sociological theories and research methodology that assist our understanding of the nature of origin of environmental issues , questions of inequality, race, class, ethnicity, gender, globalization, power, and community are interrelated with the physical environment; and various social responses to environmental issues.
Section: 0W1
3
credits

SOET 370 - Engineering Economics

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course emphasizes the strong correlation between engineering design and manufacturing of products/systems and the economic issues they involve. The basic concepts of the time value of money and economic equivalence is applied throughout the course. Each engineering problem/project progressively incorporates different cash flows, the cost of funds, capital, operational and maintenance costs, salvage value, depreciation, amortization, and taxation. Students learn to apply different economic analysis methods - like present worth, annual-equivalent worth, rate-of-return, life-cycle cost, cost/benefit etc. - in evaluating the economic viability of a project, as well as the comparison of mutually exclusive alternatives. The course also introduces concepts of replacement decisions, capital-budgeting decisions, and project risk and uncertainty, and exposes students to specific issues of economic analysis of the private sector versus the public sector. Applications to a variety of engineering fields' actual cases are stressed throughout the course.
Section: 1W1
3
credits

SOET 373 - Management Telecommunications

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course provides the student with opportunity to learn both voice and data communications, why companies and corporations feel that telecommunications is vitally important as well as how the regulatory environment affects the telecommunications industry. The technology is explained in an easy to understand, yet thorough, manner. Current and emerging technologies, the International Organization for Standardization, how telecommunications works, designed, and managed are covered. The student will learn why it is necessary to manage telecommunications, the functions of the telecommunications department, issues that telecommunications managers will be dealing with, and many real-world case studies.
Section: 2W1
4
credits

SPAN 101 - Contemporary Spanish I

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course will introduce the student to the sound system and grammatical structure of the Spanish language. The focus will be on developing skills in the areas of aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. By the end of the semester, the student will have a basic understanding of grammar, including word formation, verb conjugations, idiomatic expressions, and cognates. This course will also discuss various cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Four hours of lecture per week. This course is only for the true beginner or for students who have had less than three years of high school Spanish. Students who have taken more than three years of high school Spanish within the last three years can enroll in this course only with the permission of the instructor.
Section: 1W1
4
credits

SPAN 102 - Contemporary Spanish II

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course will build upon the grammatical structure of the Spanish language learned in first semester Spanish. The focus will be on developing and increasing skill levels in the areas of aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. The student will learn to describe situations in the present, past and future tenses. At the end of the semester, the student will have an intermediate understanding of grammar, including word formation, complex verb conjugations, and idiomatic expressions. This course will also discuss various cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world. Students must have passed Spanish 101 (first semester Spanish), or have had at least three years of high school Spanish to enroll in this class. Speakers of Spanish may enroll in this course with the permission of the instructor.
Section: 1W1
3
credits

SSCI 181 - Alcohol, Drugs And Society

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
Students examine the various aspects of drug abuse and addiction including theories, models, individual drug classifications and social consequences. Additional topics include the impact on family systems, overview of treatment approaches, and public policy in the United States.
Section: 2W1
3
credits

SSCI 221 - Introduction To Chinese History And Culture

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course introduces students to the major aspects of Chinese history and culture. The first seven weeks of the semester are focused on the history of China before 1949, particularly the major Chinese dynasties together with coverage of the historical events, people as well as their significance and influence; the second seven weeks cover a variety of topics related to post-1949 China's political structure, economic reform, population policy and educational system, etc. The knowledge that the students have learned at the 'history' stage enables them to have a deeper understanding of today's China.
Section: 2W1
3
credits

SSCI 275 - Introduction To Ukraine

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
Introduction to major aspects of the Ukrainian history and culture. Cultural topics related to family, religion, population demographics, government, arts, music, literature and education will be included. Contemporary life in Ukraine and the broad sweep of historical forces contributing to today's culture will be the focus of the course. The recent events in Ukraine will be discussed, such as the election of October-December 2004 and the 'Orange Revolution.' Ukraine gained its independence in 1991 and is fiercely proud of this independence from the Soviet Union.
Section: 2W1
3
credits

SSCI 315 - Death, Dying, And Bereavement

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course is designed to present various ways in which social science views the human experience of death, dying, and bereavement. Drawing from sociology and psychology, this course introduces macro and micro level theories and associated concepts. Micro-level concepts and theories about the interaction patterns between the dying patients and the family, medical staff and others involved are examined. Also discussed are: societal (or macro level) theories of social change, the ethical problem of euthanasia, and the needs of the dying; the biological, social, and psychological factors in the lengthening of life; and the consequences of death, dying, and bereavement. Cross-cultural experiences with these phenomena are also examined.
Section: 1W1
3
credits

SSCI 315 - Death, Dying, And Bereavement

Canton / Technology College | Summer 2019
May 30, 2019 — 
This course is designed to present various ways in which social science views the human experience of death, dying, and bereavement. Drawing from sociology and psychology, this course introduces macro and micro level theories and associated concepts. Micro-level concepts and theories about the interaction patterns between the dying patients and the family, medical staff and others involved are examined. Also discussed are: societal (or macro level) theories of social change, the ethical problem of euthanasia, and the needs of the dying; the biological, social, and psychological factors in the lengthening of life; and the consequences of death, dying, and bereavement. Cross-cultural experiences with these phenomena are also examined.
Section: 2W1