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SOCI 143 Sociology of Migration and Immigration

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Course Description

An introduction to the interdisclipinary study of human migratory movement and immigrant settlement. Using sociological perspectives and research from biology, anthropology, geography, history, sociology, psychology and political science, the course will examine human migration patterns, environmental conditions, political context, economic factors and cultural identity. Students may have the opportunity to trace their ancestor’s migration patterns.

Units: 3
Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9D1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)