This course explores and analyzes contemporary American social problems and social issues using sociological tools. The sociological perspective provides the overarching framework for analyses of social issues, along with the application of sociological theory and research. Topics include aging, alcoholism, drug abuse, crime, violence, poverty, discrimination, health care, family, globalization, and environmental degradation. This course will be valuable to students pursuing graduate work and careers in sociology, medicine and health care, and social services. The content is also useful for MCAT, LSAT, and GRE preparations. No prerequisites.
Course Attributes: EN S; BU BA; AS SSC; FA SSC; AR SSC; AS SC