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Sociology

SOC 212

Social Welfare and Social Policy
3 Credits ■ As Needed ■ SS/ss ■ CC-CT

An examination of the nature of the social welfare system in the United States . Both the history and current state of social policy will be examined for what they do and do not provide . This course will also compare U .S . social policy to policies in other countries. Topics will include programs targeted to poor families and the elderly, and health care.

Prerequisite: SOC 105.