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SOC 263: Sociology of Deviant Behavior

SOC 263: Sociology of Deviant Behavior

Prerequisite:
-Completion of SOC 101
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading

Examines the sociological study of the origins, causes, and control of deviance and deviant behavior. Considers deviance through various theoretical perspectives. Emphasis is placed on individual and group deviance, resulting from societal norms and values. Areas to be covered include drug use, sexual deviance, criminal behavior, marginal deviance, and career deviance. 3 credit hours