May 29, 2023
SOC 101 - Social Problems
An introduction to the study of contemporary issues such as poverty, military policies, families, crime, aging, racial, ethnic conflict, and the environment. SB-Perspectives on Cultures and Experiences of U.S. (W).
General Education Category: SB-Perspectives on Cultures and Experiences of U.S. (W). K6 - Individual & Society
General Education Pathways: P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P4 Social Justice
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Explain the basic terms, concepts, and theoretical frameworks in Sociology;
- Recognize and evaluate the relationship between individual and social issues;
- Analyze social problems by applying sociological theories;
- Describe the causes and consequences of the problems associated with social inequality and discrimination;
- Explain and apply diverse empirical methods to investigate and analyze public policy and politics in efforts to address social problems.
- Describe the role of public policy and politics in efforts to address social problems.
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Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg
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