SOC 102 Contemporary Social Problems

3 credits, Fall and Spring

Examines pressing social problems by focusing on the way society is organized and how it functions through its institutions. Emphasizing the sociological perspective, students explore definitions, origins, interpretations, and consequences of social problems and solutions to such public concerns as economic inequality, gender inequality, racism, and crime.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in ENG 151 or equivalent (may be taken concurrently)

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