SOC 1106 Social Problems in a Changing World (3 cr)

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.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goals: 5 & 8