Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

SLS 245 Contemporary Social Issues(CO)

4 hours. 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 the ability to read, understand, and think critically about writings in the social sciences

Credits

4

Cross Listed Courses

SOC 245

Prerequisite

A minimum GPA of 3.0; ENG 111 and ENG 151

Distribution

social science