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Last approved: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 08:03:05 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Sociology (SOC)
SOC
2105
Social Problems in American Society
Social Problems in America
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No
SOC 1001 or SOC 1002
Corequisites

25

Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
SOC 2105W - SocialProblems in Amer Society
No
Fee Type


No


Introduction to critical social problems (e.g., unemployment, poverty, crime, discrimination) in the United States and how they are, and have historically been, researched and understood by the academic and non-academic worlds. Concepts, theories, and methods of sociological research; examination of the field of social problems generally, emphasizing contemporary social problems.
Develop a greater understanding of the sociological perspective; develop an understanding of key concepts useful for analyzing social problems; expand critical thinking skills; develop the ability to recognize the impact of social issues on your life and how that knowledge can provide you with tools and perspectives with which to approach the world.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus

Course Attribute
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 3
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 5
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
Sustainability Track B
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

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