SOCIAL PROBLEMS   [Archived Catalog]
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
The major aims of this course are to understand the nature of important social problems in American society and analyze their causes and consequences. The two competing perspectives, one, that social problems are created when individuals fail to conform to societal norms, and two, that social problems are caused when institutions fail to meet changing needs and aspirations of individuals will be used in our analysis. Future trends and policy alternatives toward amelioration will be examined.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Attributes: DSAS Diversity General Ed. Requirement, DSAS Social Science General Ed. Requirement, Global Studies, SCI Diversity General Ed. Requirements, SCI Polymathic Contexts: Soc/Behav. GE. Req.

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