Deviant Behavior and Social Control

SOC 3150 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Explores the conditions under which people categorize others as deviant and the processes by which persons are assigned deviant status and assume appropriate roles and self-images. Considers the development of deviant careers and their relation to deviant subcultures. Discusses group membership as a determinant of behavior, including an analysis of status and role, patterns of authority, power, and group ideology as factors in the evaluation of conduct. Prereq. SOC 2001.

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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2009 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Upcoming Academic Term Dates
  • Spring Term
    May 19, 2014 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Term
    Jun 30, 2014 (4-, 6-, and 12-week classes)
    Jul 28, 2014 (4-week classes)

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