SOC 103 Social Problems

Credits: 3.00

This course offers a critical examination of major social problems in the contemporary United States within the context of wider global issues. Students will learn to think sociologically about the causes and consequences of contemporary social problems. Course focus is on uncovering the social conditions, forces, and social structures that give rise to social problems. Problems covered include but are not limited to: poverty, gender, homophobia/heterosexim, race and class inequality, crime, education, environment and health care. This course meets General Education Core Goal 5: Information Literacy; Core Goal 9: Behavioral & Social Sciences; and Core Goal 13: Ethical Reasoning & Behavior

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Last Updated: 03/01/2016