May 26, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC* K103 - Social Problems


3 CREDIT HOURS
Corequisite: ENG* K101  or ENG* K101S  placement∞ or completion of ENG* K096  with a “C#” grade or better.
This course is designed to increase the understanding of the nature, scope, history, causes and complexity of contemporary social problems. The course emphasizes not only the problems but also proposed strategies for solution. Topics are studied in the context of many societies around the world, including those of Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, in order to provide the student with a global and multicultural perspective on the issues. Topics vary from semester to semester according to current concerns and interests. Topics often included are poverty, crime, violence, substance abuse, racism, family issues, sexism, health care, environmental destruction, cities, and population. Course fulfills International/ Intercultural Requirement.



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