SOCI2400 Social Problems

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: SOCI2400

Credits: 3

Term: Spring

About the Course:

This course will provide students with insight into the social problems of today’s society by examining three major theoretical perspectives: structural-functionalist, conflict, and symbolic interactionist. This class will cover, in a global context, oppression, poverty and economic inequality, homelessness, health care, race, ethnicity and immigration, work and unemployment, environmental problems and problems of globalization will be covered. In addition to understanding the consequences of social problems, students will learn strategies for action and responses to the problems. Prerequisite: PSYC1001 OR SOCI1001. Meets the requirement for Humanities/Fine Arts Elective.

Course offered: Spring.

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