When you think of social problems what comes to mind? Even in the United States we experience a multitude of issues and problematic societal dilemmas. Our income inequality rivals that of 1929. Adults and children are still living in poverty. Women are taking home less income per year than men. Racial and ethnic discrimination is still happening within our borders.

This class is designed to look at these social phenomena in an in-depth way. A way tailored to ensure a higher understanding on these problems with hopes that we will come away with a heightened awareness of our society, the problems it faces, and possible answers to these.