Loyola University Chicago

Department of Sociology

Sociology 121

Social Problems

This course is an opportunity to examine major issues facing society. In addition to analyzing the roots of social problems, the course addresses social policy concerns and explores solutions.

Outcome: Students will be able to critically examine the impact of a social problem and its possible solutions, to integrate knowledge gleaned from a variety of disciplines, to find and utilize relevant data and research in defining issues and solutions, and to view social problems from macro and micro perspectives as a means of applying workable solutions for the issues facing society.

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Fall 2017 Section:

001 Th LSC 6:00PM-8:30PM Burr


Spring 2017 Section:

001 MWF LSC 9:20AM-10:10AM Karanja