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Course Descriptions

SOC 263: Sociology of Deviant Behavior

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

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.