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CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SOCIAL ISSUES (SOC-281214)

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Course Description:


What is the difference between a social issue and a social problem? Who decides that an issue is a social problem? This course uses a sociological perspective to explore a number of contemporary American problems in education, the family, health care, and criminal justice as well as issues of inequalities and deviance.

Prerequisites: "Exploring Society" or equivalent knowledge.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.


Includes a video component
This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.


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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. May. Sep.

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