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SOC 215 Social Problems (CORE—Social and Behavioral Analysis)

(Both semesters/3 credits) 

A systematic study of the institutional roots and social consequences of major social problems: poverty, the environment, inequality, crime and the quality of education and work and family life. Includes critical analysis of assumptions underlying popular and theoretical explanations of social problems as well as programs and policies aimed at alleviating them.