Sep 26, 2020  
2019-20 University Catalog 
    
2019-20 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 2444 - Deviance, Diversity, and Social Control


1 Course Unit(s)
A critical examination of socially non-conforming behaviors and identities as defined by agents of social control, be they governmental or other authority figures. Causes and mechanism through which deviance and crime are defined, confronted, and punished are studied, along with the processes by which social control agents are challenged to deal with deviant and criminal behavior. The course also examines issues of diversity in relation to definitions of deviance and how those with power and authority respond accordingly.

General Education Requirement(s): IV; V
Prerequisite(s): SOC 1004 and FYS 1104
Corequisite(s): None
Pre/Corequisite(s): None



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