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SOCI 105 Social Problems

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course in contemporary social issues uses the methodology and paradigms of sociology to examine the nature and types of social problems. Topics include the nature and definition of social problems, theory and research in social problems, race, social inequality, gender population growth, urbanization deviance, world economy, and family, etc. Course contains theoretical and descriptive studies of crime, delinquency, mental illness, drug abuse, suicide, and other social problems of mass society.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: SOCI 115