Social Problems

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Course No: SOCI.1150-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1806; SIS Term: 3040
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This entry level course uses the core concept of social problems to introduce basic social science reasoning-how social scientist define research questions, develop systematic methods to study them, gather evidence, search for pattern, in link findings to existent knowledge,. Cases provide opportunities to discuss how private problems develop into public issue, illustrating sociology as a discipline that evolves in response to social conflicts and inequalities. The course also meets General Education requirements for Ethics and Diversity.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: SRE, SS, AMST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Thomas Pineros-Shields
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2021: May 17 to Jul 25
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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