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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Social Problems

2. Course Prefix & Number:
SOCL 2411

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course is an overview of current social problems using the sociological perspectives. Students will be able to articulate and apply their own ethical views and insights. The course analyzes how problems come to be defined, their ramifications and possible solutions. The course critically analyzes a range of social issues such as poverty and inequality, racism, sexism, family breakdown, crime and violence, and the environment among other emerging structural and systematic processes affecting the survival of peoples nationally and globally.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

SOCL 2411 - Social Problems

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

SOCL 2411 - Social Problems

There are no corequisites for this course.