SOC-113 Social Problems

This course is the study of contemporary social issues and problems in the United States. Various theoretical perspectives are utilized in an effort to understand why particular issues become defined as problems, to determine the origin of social problems, and to critically assess proposed solutions to these perceived problems. Topics of discussion can include: crime and delinquency, poverty, family violence, overpopulation, war, AIDS, sexual assault, mental illness, racism, sexism, and classism [social inequality]. >General Education Course. Lecture [3.00].



Syllabus for this course.