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Course Descriptions

IAI Social and Behavioral Sciences

SOC 102: Social Problems

-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
-Placement at college reading

This course will examine how social problems are framed, who has the power to frame them, how the public reacts to them, how we work to solve these problems, and how we evaluate solutions to problems. Typical issues used within this course to study social problems may include inequality (by social class, race, ethnicity, sex, and age), institutional issues (education, family, health care, crime, etc.), and global threats (war, terrorism, environmental issues). 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - S7 901