Description: This course evaluates theories of deviance from sociological, psychological, and social work perspectives and the development and enforcement of cultural norms and mores in micro, mezzo, and macro environments. Particular emphasis is given to current cultural issues and how individuals, groups, and behaviors are judged as criminally, socially, or clinically deviant. Students are challenged to confront personal biases and evaluate how globalization and culture plays a role in deviance today. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2019
Prerequisite: Junior Status or higher