SOC206 :  General Sociology: Social Problems

This course examines contemporary social problems and their impact on society. Emphasis is placed upon sociological explanations and policy solutions to contemporary social problems. In addition, sociological perspectives concerning the processes by which certain conditions come to be defined as social problems are explored.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
This course contains an optional service-learning component. If you choose this option, you will volunteer at an instructor-approved non profit agency as part of the course. Volunteer placement assistance will be provided.
Credit Hours: 3
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