This course introduces students to the social processes of deviance and social control by critically examining the social category of “deviance” and its use in social institutions and daily social practices. Topics could include mental illness, drug and alcohol use, alternative sexualities, social violence, business crime, and the normalization of disability. The course will also focus on forms of social control such as the judicial system, law, medicine, education, and social interaction. Six credits.
Sections (Each of the following is taught by a different professor at a different time on the schedule. Professors may use different textbooks, assignments and different approaches to the topic. Check to see if the professor has posted additional information):
- SOCI 250.11-- R. Olstead-- Block DE/ED Full Year
- SOCI 250.12 -- R. Olstead -- Block AB/BA Full Year
- SOCI 250.13 -- D. Lynes -- Block GH/HG Full Year