Catalogue 2012 - 2013

SO 309 Deviance

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

SO 101 or LSOC 101 and any 200 level sociology course or junior standing.

Course Description

This is an analysis of social norm violations and group responses to deviant behavior. Emphasis is on the nature of social norms and rules; styles of social control; sources and varieties of deviant behavior; the development of unconventional ideologies and world views; and the role of deviant subcultures, associations, and organizations.

Distribution

MR