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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SOC 340
Title Social Problems in the U.s.
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites SOC201 or permission of Department Chairperson


Basic and major contemporary social problems in the U.S. An attempt is made to contrast the various definitions of social problems, and to define properly the socio-psychological categories that are often used in the study of social problems. The main focus is a socio-economic analysis of the concept ""social problem"" and the various forces that account for its maintenance. Three lecture hours per week.