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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SYG 2010 - Social Problems

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Requires placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading and writing.
AA Elective: Yes
This course provides a general introduction to the sociology of social problems, with analyses of the causes, consequences, and solutions for problems, as well as the interrelationship between problems. The curriculum includes the nature of social problems and explores social issues related to diversity, sexuality, drug and alcohol abuse, global conflict, crime and violence, education, family, inequality (e.g., poverty, racism, and sexism), aging, the environment and ecology, population and food, medical care, war, and terrorism.


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