Aug 14, 2020  
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51 
    
2019 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 51 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

SOCI 2310 - Contemporary Social Problems

3 credit hour(s)
Pre- or corequisite:   
Recommended: SOCI 1110 .*

This course studies 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.

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