Dr. El-Najjar's DSC Website 

 

www.daltonstate.edu  

 

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Course Contents

 

Course Learning Objectives

 

Course Text & Topics

 

Course Requirements and Evaluation

 

Course Schedule & Exams

 

Instructor

 

 

 

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Netiquette

 

Emergency Plan 

 

Main Differences Between Online and Regular Courses

 

Questions & Strategies 

 

Divisional Goal Statement 

 

Ethics, Plagiarizing, & Cheating 

 

Access Statement for Students with Disabilities 

 

Withdrawal from the Course 

 

Workforce Development

Social Problems

 

SOCI - 1160 - 02, CRN: 80469

 

Fall 2012

 

13 August - 12 December 2012

 

 

This is an online class that will meet only once every about three weeks for in-class unit exams

 

 

Dates: Class meets four times for taking unit Exams

 

(See the Course Schedule)

 

 

Day: Tuesday

 

Time: 9:25-10:40 am

 

Room: LIA 114

 

 

Online Course

 

 

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Office Hours:

 

10:50 - 1:35, Monday & Wednesday

                                          

12:15 - 1:30, Tuesday & Thursday

 

or by appointment for other times

 

 

Course Learning Objectives

 

 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE  

 

The Department of Social Sciences assists students in developing an ability to acquire data, understand relationships, process information, draw conclusions, and critically evaluate issues related to the society and culture of the United States and the world at large. To achieve these aims, the Department offers courses that support the College’s various associate and baccalaureate programs. These courses include offerings in anthropology, criminal justice, geography, history, political science, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.

 

STUDENTS LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

1.      Students will demonstrate the ability to articulate and analyze perspectives and values of diverse cultural groups and their historical experiences in the United States.

 

2.      Students will articulate an understanding of major forces and events, influences, or ideas that have shaped history and society.

 

3.      Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze origins of and solutions for social problems, particularly in relation to racism, sexism, poverty, crime, urbanization, and the environment.