SOC 1106

Social Problems in a Changing World

Prereq: Eligible for ENGC 1101, and READ 1106

This is an overview of contemporary social problems in both the U.S. and around the world using various sociological perspectives, analytic insights, and methodologies. The course critically analyzes a range of social issues such as poverty and inequality, racism, sexism, family breakdown, education, crime and violence, political economy, unemployment, the environment, globalization, and militarism and terrorism, among other emerging structural and systematic processes affecting the survival of peoples nationally and globally.

Credits: 3
Semesters: Fall, Spring
MnTC Goals: 5 , 8

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