SOC 132 - Global Social Problems
Prerequisite: Appropriate score on placement exam or successful completion of TRE 089 with an ‘S’
Description: The sociology of social problems analyzes how social problems emerge and are defined as such, who takes responsibility for them, who is threatened by them, and how they are managed, solved or ignored. The course will examine theories, research and proposed solutions to the problems of inequality; poverty and unemployment; racial/ethnic and religious conflicts; health; environmental problems and others. Social problems will be considered from national and global perspectives.
Lecture Hours: 3
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