Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SOC 215 Social Problems

3 Credits

What makes a social problem a “problem”? The construction and views of contemporary social problems are examined. Topics for analysis include: racism; sexism; poverty and the welfare system; drug and alcohol abuse; child abuse; domestic violence; inequality; homelessness; the AIDS epidemic; and the role of the state in intervening with these problems.

Prerequisite(s): Social Science Core.

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