2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 263 - Deviance

Why are some behaviors, differences, and people stigmatized and considered deviant? This course examines theories of social deviance that offer answers to this and related questions. How and why are behaviors designated as deviant? How do individuals enter and exit a deviant lifestyle? And how do various social statuses, such as race and gender, affect the incidence, type, and responses to deviant acts?

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year