OER and the Sociology Transfer Model Curriculum

The following provides examples of existing OER that can be used for the indicated courses. You can find all potential OER identified for the discipline at Open Educational Resources and Sociology with descriptions and comments. Please note that the structure presented here aligns with the Sociology TMC.

Required Core Courses (all courses are universally required)

Introduction to Sociology (C-ID SOCI 110)

Social Problems (C-ID SOCI 115)

Statistics –

Introduction to Statistics in Sociology (C-ID SOCI 125)

OR Introduction to Statistics (C-ID MATH 110)

See full list with descriptions, comments, and licensing on the OER and Mathematics page.

Course Templates (Instructor account required)

OR Behavioral and/or Social Science Statistics

List A – Any 2 courses from the following

Research Methods –

Introduction to Research Methods (C-ID SOCI 120)

OR Research Methods for the Behavioral and/or Social Sciences

Another CSU and UC transferable behavioral an/or social science research methods course that has either a prerequisite of SOCI 125 or PSY 110 or articulation as major preparation.

Introduction to Marriage and Family (C-ID SOCI 130)

Introduction to Gender (C-ID SOCI 140)

Introduction to Race and Ethnicity (C-ID SOCI 150)

Introduction to Crime (C-ID SOCI 160)

One needs to look through all the resources here. There is sufficient material to create a text, but an instructor would need to organize it to suit their needs.

Introduction to Social Psychology (C-ID PSY 170)

See full list with descriptions, comments, and licensing on the OER and Psychology page.

Any sociology course that is articulated as lower major preparation at a CSU or UC.

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List B – Select 1 course from the following

Any courses not selected above, any CSU and UC transferable sociology courses, and/or other courses(in or outside the discipline) that are articulated as lower division major preparation for the Sociology major at a CSU and UC (e.g. Cultural Anthropology, General Psychology) or introductory course in the social sciences.

Intro to Cultural Anthropology (C-ID ANTH 120)

See full list with descriptions, comments, and licensing on the OER and Anthropology page.

Introductory Psychology (C-ID PSY 110)

This page last updated March 22, 2023.