SOC 231 The Sociology of Deviant Behavior: SS3

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or ENG 090

Examines the nature, identification, and explanation of deviant categories. Theories, and philosophies as well as methods of treatment related to deviancy will also be considered. The course will study society’s attempts to control, change, and institutionalize those acts, individuals, or groups that a population may deem unacceptable.