Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    Jul 05, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 2350 - Poverty and Public Policy

3 cr
This course explores the trends of poverty in the United States. It discusses national, state, and community level rates, as well as the causes, consequences, and costs for those living in poor communities. Specifically, the class examines how these trends differ based on income, race, and location. It also covers the economic and social policies related to poverty and inequality, critically analyzing the impact on perpetuating poverty levels across the United States.