[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 345 - Deviance and Social Control

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): ENG 122 
Providing an overview of the social aspects of deviance and deviant behavior, the course examines the definition of deviance and its social and cultural roots. It includes a review of the sociological theories that explain deviant behavior, the process of becoming deviant, and the consequences of deviance; an analysis of various types of deviant behavior; and a critical assessment of the mechanisms society uses to address deviance.