SOC 360 Soc Policy Study & Eval Resrch

Prerequisite: One 100-level course that meets the Social Science requirement or PSJ 100 AND Junior or Senior Standing OR Permission of instructor

An examination of the use of sociological concepts and findings to address social problems, social policy, and programs promoting social change. Students will study techniques of social program evaluation, social program monitoring, needs assessment, and policy development. The course covers the historical background to applied sociology, issues in the use of sociological knowledge, and selected case studies of applied sociology in various settings.


1 Course Credit