Social Problems

Course Type: 
SOC
Code: 
2200
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Analyzes how social problems are identified, legitimated and addressed in contemporary society. Uses major theoretical perspectives to evaluate and analyze social problems, develops proposals for addressing them, and compares and contrasts social problems in cross-cultural context. Considers the impact of social structure on generating social problems and the role of social movements in constructing and resolving social problems.