Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

SOC 245 Contemporary Social Issues(RLA)

(Also SLS 245). 4 hours; 4 credits. A study of selected contemporary social problems such as poverty, criminal justice, ethnicity, or race relations from the perspectives of political science, economics, and sociology. The emphasis will be on urban problems. The course will explore the types of questions that might be raised about the topics by persons trained in the social sciences and will explore the methods used to answer such questions. Relationships between modes of inquiry, types of questions asked, and the answers obtained. An emphasis on developing ability to read, understand, and think critically about writings in the social sciences. (social science). Prerequisites: ENG 111, ENG 151, COR 100 and a GPA of 3.0 or above. Please Note: This course satisfies the college option.



Cross Listed Courses

SLS 245