May 17, 2022  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCI 2310 - Contemporary Social Problems


Credits: 3

[Previously offered as: SOCI 220] A study of the nature, scope, and effects of social problems and their solutions. The course will concentrate on sociological perspectives, theories, and key concepts when investigating problems, such as inequality, poverty, racism, alienation, family life, sexuality, gender, urbanization, work, aging, crime, war and terrorism, environmental degradation, and mass media. This course is designed to build students’ sociological understanding of how sociological approaches attempt to clarify various issues confronting contemporary life, as well as how sociologists view solutions to these problems.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 109 .
Offered: Fall.
NMGEC: Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Three lecture hours.



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