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  Jan 19, 2018
2017-2018 Student Catalog
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SOC 203 - Social Problems

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

Analysis of several major social problems in contemporary society. Questions explored include how a situation becomes defined as a social problem and how social problems can be analyzed and understood. Major theoretical perspectives in sociology are introduced and applied to the empirical study of social problems. The historical context of the development of social problems is examined and the potential for solutions to social problems is explored.
Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
Pre-Requisites: Successful completion of ENG 099 or waiver through testing
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Social Science (SS)

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