Social Problems in American Society
Session
Six Week - Second
Class Number
2997
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
A survey of American social problems designed for the general student. Topics typically include race and ethnic conflict, crime and delinquency, population and inequality.
Class Attributes
Social Sciences (GEP)
Social Sciences (GFR)
Notes
This self-paced online course provides students with a sociological perspective to understand a variety of social problems including racial inequality, gender inequality, transphobia, unemployment, political polarization, fake news, and healthcare disparity. By incorporating discussion of current events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, students will gain insight into how social movements create opportunities for positive social change, as well as the conceptual tools to become effective advocates for solving social problems. This is a fully online course. It requires reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
Class Actions
Class Details
Instructor(s)
Margaret Knisley
Meets
TBA
Dates
07/12/2021 - 08/20/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
8
Seats Open
22
Class Capacity
30
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
30