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Course Number: ANTH 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Archeology

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of the human past through material remains. The course includes a discussion of methods and theories relevant to archeological inquiry. Topics may include the adoption of agriculture, response to environmental change, the emergence of complex societies, and ethics in the discipline. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4503015125


Course Number: ANTH 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: General Anthropology

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of human beings, their antecedents, related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions. Introduces the major subfields: physical and cultural anthropology, archeology, linguistics, their applications, and ethics in the discipline. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4502015125


Course Number: ANTH 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Cultural Anthropology

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of human cultures. Topics may include social organization, institutions, diversity, interactions between human groups, and ethics in the discipline. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4502015325


Course Number: ANTH 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, RLC

Course Title: Physical Anthropology

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The study of human origins and bio-cultural adaptations. Topics may include primatology, genetics, human variation, forensics, health, and ethics in the discipline. This lecture and laboratory course combines all the elements of ANTH 2301 and ANTH 2101, which includes demonstrations of major principles and learning outcomes listed for both courses. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4502025125


Course Number: SOCI 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Sociology

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: The scientific study of human society, including ways in which groups, social institutions, and individuals affect each other. Causes of social stability and social change are explored through the application of various theoretical perspectives, key concepts, and related research methods of sociology. Analysis of social issues in their institutional context may include topics such as social stratification, gender, race/ethnicity, and deviance. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4511015125


Course Number: SOCI 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Social Problems

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: Application of sociological principles and theoretical perspectives to major social problems in contemporary society such as inequality, crime and violence, substance abuse, environmental issues, deviance, or family problems. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4511015225


Course Number: SOCI 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Marriage and the Family

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: Sociological and theoretical analysis of the structures and functions of the family, the varied cultural patterns of the American family, and the relationships that exist among the individuals within the family, as well as the relationships that exist between the family and other institutions in society. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4511015425


Course Number: SOCI 2306 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC

Course Title: Human Sexuality

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: This course will provide an overview of the broad field of human sexuality. Topics will be covered from various perspectives – biological, sociological, anthropological, etc., but will focus primarily on the psychological perspective. The goal is for each student to learn factual, scientifically-based information that will provoke thought and contribute to his/her own decision-making on sexual issues outside of the classroom. This course is cross-listed as PSYC 2306. The student may register for either SOCI 2306 or PSYC 2306 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4201015325


Course Number: SOCI 2319 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Minority Studies

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: This course studies minority-majority group relations, addressing their historical, cultural, social, economic, and institutional development in the United States. Both sociological and social psychological levels of analysis will be employed to discuss issues including experiences of minority groups within the context of their cultural heritage and tradition, as well as that of the dominant culture. Core concepts to be examined include (but are not limited to) social inequality, dominance/subordination, prejudice, and discrimination. Particular minority groups discussed may include those based on poverty, race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4511015325


Course Number: SOCI 2326 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC

Course Title: Social Psychology

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: PSYC 2301.
Course Description: Study of individual behavior within the social environment. May include topics such as the socio-psychological process, attitude formation and change, interpersonal relations, and group processes. This course is cross-listed as PSYC 2319. The student may register for either SOCI 2326 or PSYC 2319 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4227075125


Course Number: SOCI 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC

Course Title: Criminology

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: The course surveys various theories of crime, with an emphasis on understanding the social causes of criminal behavior. The techniques for measuring crime as a social phenomenon and the characteristics of criminals are examined. This course addresses crime types (such as consensual or white-collar crimes), the criminal justice system, and other social responses to crime. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4504015125


Course Number: SOCI 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC

Course Title: Drug Use and Abuse

This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the use and abuse of drugs in today's society. Emphasizes the physiological, sociological, and psychological factors. This course is cross-listed as PHED 1346. The student may register for either SOCI 2340 or PHED 1346 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5115045216



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.