2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOC 328 - Mental Illness and Society


Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: SOC-101, SOC-202H, PSYC-101, PSYC-202H; Minimum grade C-
This course addresses mental illness and its impact on various institutions of society.The definitions and symptoms of mental illnesses will be presented.The focus will be on how mental illness impacts societal institutions, including criminal justice, occupational, educational, and others.Particular emphasis is placed on problems and limitations in the mental health system and how society is adversely affected by those problems.The course objective is to learn a realistic appraisal of mental illnesses and effective philosophies and methodologies to begin correcting problems related to mental illness in society.
Cross-listed: PSYC-328