SOC-151: Contemporary Social Problems

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Contemporary Social Problems
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Focuses on current social problems and issues facing American society. Students investigate a series of important problems, including poverty, urban decline, family instability, crime and discrimination, by using a sociological perspective. The primary goals of this course are increasing student awareness of the causes of social problems and investigating possible solutions.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201