SOC 203 - Social Problems3 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: ENG 099 or waiver through testing
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Social Science (SS)
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