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Curriculum Action Notice


From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

November 18, 2004

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Flor Blanco, Belknap Hall 110A, Ext. 4604, fblanco@mnsfld.edu.

The Department of Social Work, Anthropology has requested the following curricular action:

New Course: SOC 3280 SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR

Purpose and Nature of Course:
Cover major substantive areas in sociology, provide choices to students, offer attractive course to social work and criminal justice administration majors

Course Description for Catalog:
SOC 3280 SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR 3cr.
Explores sociological theories and research on deviant behavior. Emphasis is on understanding the social construction of what is considered deviance in society, the social patterns behind deviant behavior within society, and how deviance is a necessary part of society. Major and minor forms of deviant behavior will be explored using these perspectives.

 

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