When you think of social problems what comes to mind? Even in the United States we experience a multitude of issues and problematic occurrences for both ourselves and others. We are now living in the highest income inequality our nation has ever seen. Adults and children are still living in poverty. Women still earn less than men for working the same job. Racial and cultural discrimination are 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.