SOC282H1: Introduction to Social Problems

Hours: 
24L

Examines a variety of widely discussed social problems, including poverty, crime, substance abuse, sexism, climate change and urban sprawl, using sociological theories to understand the causes of these problems. Will also examine the “social construction” of these social problems and factors that influence public attention and concern.

Prerequisite: 
Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)