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Sociology
Course Description

SOC 058
Social Problems

This course acquaints students with theoretical and empirical aspects of some of the major social problems afflicting American society and the world. Topics may include crime and delinquency, poverty, unemployment, drug and alcohol abuse, family violence, prejudice and discrimination, and environmental pollution. Emphasis is placed on the objective and subjective aspects of social problems and their proposed remedies and solutions. Students are exposed to the roles that power and influence play in defining social problems, in maintaining existing conditions, and in promoting social change.
Offered every third year beginning 2021-22.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Bruce Williams

Note(s):
Service learning component is optional.

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Last Updated: 6/23/17