SOCY 6103X Deviance and Social Problems
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 651.
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30 hours plus conference; 3 credits
Relationships between deviant behavior and social definitions of deviance. How definitions of deviance emerge when social problems are attributed to certain categories of people. Types of deviance include mental illness, physical disability, sexual deviations, alcoholism, drug addiction, retardation.
Prerequisite: an introductory course in sociology.