2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

SOC 328 - Mental Health and Society


Credits: Three (3)
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.
General Education Area: Social Science
Cross-listed: PSYC-328
Prerequisite: SOC-101, SOC-202H, PSYC-101, PSYC-202H; Minimum grade C-