Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


SOC-216 - Sociology of Deviance (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: SOC101, ENG101
In this course, students gain the ability to analyze a variety of deviant behaviors from sociological, critical and cross-cultural perspectives. Deviant Behavior is any activity or action that attracts widespread social disapproval. Topics include but are not limited to homicide, rape, family violence, mental disorders, unconventional sexuality, drug use, suicide, physical disability and appearance, unconventional behavior and freedom of expression.


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