SOC-151: Contemporary Social Problems

Catalog Info

Title when registering
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.

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 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2014 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.