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Master Course Outline
Drugs and Society

Course Number: SOC 204
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
An introduction to psychoactive drugs and their use and abuse from a sociological perspective. This course addresses the social, biological and psychological factors associated with therapeutic use, recreational use, and abuse of drugs. This course provides an exploration of the impact of drugs on social institutions, including issues regarding regulation of drug use. Other topics include prevention and treatment. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Students will develop an understanding of the 5 basic categories in which we divide basic street drug usage.
B. Develop an understanding of alcohol abuse.
C. Explore related health issues--diet--exercise usage impact.
D. Examine drug usage, historical development and change, legal regulations, and the impact of drugs on social institutions through a sociological perspective.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
SOC 204
Fall 2015
7785
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Fall 2015
1891
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Summer 2015
9676
Wesley Maier
SOC 204
Spring 2015
1526
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Winter 2015
1826
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Fall 2014
1472
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Spring 2014
1526
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Winter 2014
1820
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Fall 2013
1472
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Summer 2013
6014
Lisa Young
SOC 204
Spring 2013
9676
Lisa Young
SOC 204
Spring 2013
1526
Michelle Meyer
SOC 204
Spring 2011
2194
Loren Hajduk
SOC 204
Winter 2011
9676
Leslie Cullen
SOC 204
Spring 2004
2195
John Spiva
SOC 204
Spring 2004
2194
John Spiva


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
X
X
X
 
 
X
X
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)