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SOC 111 - Social Problems

Students are introduced to the major sociological theories, research methods, and concepts used by sociologists to study social problems.  Topics covered include sociological theory, research methods, social stratification, human/social diversity, the social institutions, alcohol/drug addiction/abuse, crime, the environment, social policy, and social action.  "This course may be used to satisfy the social science general education requirement or the civic education requirement.  It may not be used to satisfy both requirements."

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the major theories used by sociologists.
  2. Identify the major research methods used by sociologists.
  3. Analyze social life using at least one major sociological theory.
  4. Discuss issues related to social stratification and human/social diversity.

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