Feb 24, 2020  
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020 
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020
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SOC - 115 Social Problems

(3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: SOC - 110 Introduction to Sociology  is recommended.
Corequisite: SOC - 881 Social Responsibility and Community Service  is recommended.
An introduction to the study of contemporary social problems. The course examines how social problems are identified, explores underlying conditions and causes of social problems, and considers possible solutions and policy implications. Emphasis is on sociological and critical thinking frameworks. Topics of exploration include: mental illness, substance abuse, crime, prejudice and discrimination, prostitution, poverty, and more.

Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical Hours: 0
Work Experience Hours: 0

Equivalent to 80-111, SOCS-103.

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