Drugs and Alcohol in Society
Session
Mini Session
Class Number
1261
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
The course provides an overview of causes and consequences of alcohol and drug abuse from the sociological perspective. The effects of society, family, peers, ethnicity and the media on alcohol, tobacco,and drug use will be discussed along with the historical framework of individual drugs. Additionally, theories of addiction, theories of use, use within subcultures, drug policy, and the relationship between substance abuse and crime will be examined. Discussion of controversial issues will include drug testing in social institutions, harm reduction, and legalization. Recommended Preparation: SOCY 101 or PSYC 100 or ANTH 211.
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Kathryn Hemmis
Meets
TBA
Dates
01/02/2019 - 01/25/2019
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Off Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
25
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
25
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
25