SOC 110 - Contemporary Social Problems

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course considers contemporary social problems and their implications for human services from historical, sociological, political and economic perspectives. Students will focus on the development of critical-thinking skills. Topics will cover poverty, educational underachievement, crime and violence, and emerging problems of under- resourced communities. Students will consider the impact of race, ethnicity, and gender as variables in contemporary social problems. SS MC (F, Sp)