BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Current Social Problems

SOC 112


$ 579.00

Instructor: Alice Jane Lapray MS
Credits: 3.00

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Individual deviance (violence, insanity, drugs, sex, crime, etc.) and social disorganization (poverty, race and sex discrimination, divorce, overpopulation, etc.). Conditions, causes, solutions.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Syllabus Overview
Lesson 2: What Is Sociology?
Lesson 3: Studying Social Problems
Lesson 4: Sociological Theory
Lesson 5: Statistics and Bias
Lesson 6: Poverty and Wealth
Lesson 7: Poverty and Wealth, Part II
Lesson 8: Race and Ethnic Inequality
Lesson 9: Race and Ethnic Inequality, Part II
Lesson 10: Gender and Inequality
Lesson 11: Gender and Inequality, Part II
Lesson 12: Aging and Inequality
Lesson 13: Family Life
Lesson 14: Education
Lesson 15: Education, Part II
Lesson 16: Economy and Politics
Lesson 17: Economy and Politics, Part II
Lesson 18: Physical and Mental Health
Lesson 19: Sexuality
Lesson 20: Alcohol and Drugs
Lesson 21: Crime and Criminal Justice
Lesson 22: War and Terrorism
Lesson 23: Population and Global Inequality

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.