Jun 12, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-16 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 458 - Sociology of Low Income Groups

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Six semester hours in Human Behavioral Sciences or permission of the Department Chair of Psychology and Family Studies

This course analyzes poverty and its accompanying lifestyle. It acquaints the student with problems associated with low income and poverty and possible means of remediation, and critically evaluates the relationships among the different areas of our socioeconomic system and their influences on poverty. The course also deals with the differences in poverty among the poor white and the poor black. The course is designed for persons entering service vocations who will have significant contact with persons in the poverty syndrome.

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