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2021-2022 General Catalog Published 2/28/22 
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SLGY 204 syllabus

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SLGY 204:Sociology of Deviance

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours per week: 3
Lab hours per week: 0

This course introduces students to the vocabulary and logical paradigms, criminologists, and other scholars used to evaluate the social world, with a particular focus on behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs that fall outside of the mainstream in American society. Topics include sociological theories of crime and criminalization, essentialism and constructionism in defining deviance, formal and informal social control, poverty and stigma, white collar crime, drug use, sexuality, paranormal beliefs, mental disorders, disability and Islamaphobia, and anti-Semitism. The Louisiana Statewide Common Course Catalog name and number for this course are CCRJ 2513: Deviance and CSOC 2313: Sociology of Deviance. 

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