2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 102 - Contemporary Social Issues

Credits: 3
An examination of selected social issues and problems, their causes and proposed solutions.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Compare and contrast major sociological perspectives in terms of how each defines, identifies and attempts to resolve contemporary social issues.
  2. Identify appropriate research methods for the study of contemporary social issues according to major sociological perspectives.
  3. Explain the role of major institutions in contemporary social problems.
  4. Describe how social inequality is institutionalized in contemporary society.
  5. Critically analyze the personal and public consequences of social inequality.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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