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PSYC 275 - Abnormal Psychology

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
A critical overview of the major mental and emotional disorders, their symptoms, causes, treatments, and classification. This course examines psychological disorders from multiple perspectives, including psychodynamic, humanistic, behavioral, cognitive, existential, family systems, biological, and socio-cultural. Past and current fads, myths, misconceptions, and controversies in mental health practice will be explored.
Section: 0W1
3
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SOCI 101 - Introduction To Sociology

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
This course is an introduction into the Sociological study of society by exploring fundamental social theories and research methods used by sociologists to examine the interactions between social structures and individuals. The goal of the course is to gain a basic knowledge of sociological concepts and techniques, with a focus on the cultivation of the sociological imagination. This course will examine concepts such as culture, social structures and institutions, social processes of socialization, stratification, and change, deviance, race, ethnicity, and gender.
Section: 0W1
3
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SOCI 210 - Sociology Of The Family

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
The study of family as a key social unit with the emphasis on structure, functions, problems and future of the institution. Cross-cultural comparisons, the relationship between the family and other institutions, and family-related policies also will be discussed.
Section: 0W1
3
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SOCI 300 - Race And Ethnic Relations: American And Global Perspectives

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
This course provides an overview and critical assessment of racial and ethnic relations. The student will be exposed to theories and research that explore the nature of ethnic stratification, incorporation, exclusion, and identity. Focusing on the United States, the course will survey key institutions and identify issues that reflect on inclusion/exclusion/identity. In addition, the course will briefly overview critical issues in racial and ethnic relations from a global context.
Section: 0W1
3
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SOET 373 - Management Telecommunications

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
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: 0W1
4
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SPAN 101 - Contemporary Spanish I

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
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: 0W1
3
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SSCI 181 - Alcohol, Drugs And Society

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
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: 0W1
3
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SSCI 221 - Introduction To Chinese History And Culture

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
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: 0W1
3
credits

SSCI 275 - Introduction To Ukraine

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
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: 0W1
3
credits

SSCI 315 - Death, Dying, And Bereavement

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
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: 0W1