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SOC 102 - Major Social Problems

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the definition, development, reduction, and elimination of major social problems in contemporary society. Topics include problems of mental and physical health, including addictions, crime and violence, social inequality, terrorism and war, and technology and the environment. Various social theories and relevant empirical research are critically examined throughout the course.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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