Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
SOC 208 Deviance 3 sem. hrs.
TI: Students will explore various aspects of deviance beyond the simplicity of nonconformity. This course will push the boundaries of traditional definitions, in an attempt to better understand the definitions that are created and used in the macro/micro analysis of society. Focus is on, but not limited to, deviance in relationship to the sociological perspectives in the criminal justice process. Students will learn the major sources of deviance data, the patterns of deviance depicted by those data, and strengths and weaknesses of such data. Next offered F-12, F-13.
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