Sociology of Deviance
This course examines the processes involved in labeling behaviors and people as "deviant" within society. We will explore theories of why individuals engage in deviance as well as those discussing societal reactions to deviance. We will also explore popular forms of deviance in American culture through a theoretical lens. Cross listed with CJS 352. Prerequisites: CJS 240 or ISSOC 125 - Introduction to Sociology, or permission of instructor. Fall.