Dec 09, 2022  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 275 - Social Problems


Offered as needed
Lecture‐3
3 credit hrs/3 contact hrs
Prerequisite: SOC 171 - Introduction to Sociology  or PSY 161 - Introduction to Psychology  with “C” or better (2.0 out of a 4.0 scale) or Instructor Permission
In this course, students examine selected social problems with special attention paid to American society. Topics explored include disparities in health and illness, poverty, crime and violence, gender inequality, racism, and war. The course pays special attention to how sociology can be used as a tool to understand and remedy social problems. 



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