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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
   
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
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SO 301 - Social Problems


This  course examines the major social problems and issues in a modern industrial and post-industrial society. It explores both sides of each issue and critically evaluates proposed solutions. Students develop skills in the analysis of social problems and in making informed judgments about their causes and solutions. Special emphasis is given to problems of current interest.

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: 5 Units/10 Lessons
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board
  • Final Assessment: Final Paper


Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Examine and apply sociological concepts and sociological theories to the study of social problems.
  • Analyze the ways social inequality shapes the social problems faced by groups within society.
  • Understand and examine a number of specific social problems within society.
  • Examine and assess the role of social problems facing various social institutions in society.


Credits: 3



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