Oct 03, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 101 - Social Problems


Description:
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).

Credits: (5)

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

Learner Outcomes:
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.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
11/16/17

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg Summer Locations: Ellensburg



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